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WELCOME TO THE
JOHN W. JONES MUSEUM

John W. Jones’ house in Elmira, New York, as an interactive museum commemorating the life and work of the former slave, who as an Underground Railroad Station Master, safely assisted nearly 800 slaves’ flight to Canada and was responsible for the dignified burial of nearly 3000 Confederate soldiers.

1250 DAVIS STREET
ELMIRA, NY 14901

 

2019 SUMMER HOURS

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Weekends from June 21 through August 31

Fri: 1pm - 4pm
Sat: 1pm - 2pm
Sun: 1pm - 4 pm

CONTACT US

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