Elmira College

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Spookiness abounds at Elmira College, some say. Take Cowles Hall, where some say eerie lights float down hallways and whispering comes from nowhere. Some believe the building is split down the middle, with one good and one evil half. And an empty fourth-floor room of Tompkins Hall is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly nun who has been waiting to surprise her sister with a visit–apparently she isn’t aware that her sister died on campus long ago.

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Geographic Information

Address:
1 Park Pl
Elmira, NY 14901
United States

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GPS:
42.097291658759055, -76.81519317644415
County:
Chemung County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Elmira, NY (0.6 mi.)
West Elmira, NY (2.0 mi.)
Elmira Heights, NY (2.3 mi.)
Southport, NY (2.9 mi.)
Horseheads, NY (4.8 mi.)
Horseheads North, NY (6.6 mi.)
Breesport, NY (6.7 mi.)
Big Flats, NY (6.8 mi.)
Wellsburg, NY (7.2 mi.)
Pine Valley, NY (9.0 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.elmira.edu/

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