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WELCOME TO THE
JOHN W. JONES MUSEUM

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John W. Jones Museum is the original home of

Mr. John W. Jones, who escaped slavery and settled

in Elmira, New York.

The Museum commemorates his life and work as an Underground Railroad Station Master who safely assisted approximately 800 fugitives’ flight to Canada and was responsible

for the dignified burial of

nearly 3000 Confederate soldiers.

  Photo Courtesy of Chemung County Historical Society

Location of Museum
1250 DAVIS STREET
ELMIRA, NY 14901

 

Open Weekends from June 19 through August 31

(Closed Father's Day- June 20, Independence Day- July 4 and Labor Day- Sept. 5)

Fri: 1pm - 4pm
Sat: 1pm - 4pm
Sun: 1pm - 4 pm

Facemasks and social distancing are required while inside of the museum. 

Also, only 2 visitors allowed at a time to enter the museum.

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CONTACT US

John W. Jones Museum
PO Box 932
Elmira, NY 14902

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