queen city adventure










"...Interesting glimpse into a woman's life in the early 20th century--so very different from today! Local history. Local author. Love it!..."


Queen City Adventure
by Emma Latier, 1902

Emma Latier had a heck of good time in 1902. She was a young married woman from Wayne, New York who came to Elmira, New York with her husband Floyd. They took advantage of the high life in the “big city.” Elmira was a grand place in 1902 with a population was 35,000 and rising. Upscale shops, opera and theatre, fun activities at Eldridge Park and Rorick’s Glen, and fine restaurants kept Emma busy. Elmira was also a main railroad hub with sixty-seven trains each day coming and going in all directions. Harper's New York & Erie Railroad Guide gave Elmira the nickname “Queen City of the Southern Tier.” This is Emma’s Queen City Adventure.

$12.95 - Softcover book 96 pages

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