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Corning, New York, USA

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Where is Corning, New York, USA? 

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

The city is the headquarters of Fortune 500 company Corning Incorporated, formerly Corning Glass Works, a manufacturer of glass and ceramic products for industrial, scientific and technical uses.Wikipedia


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Corning, New York, USA - Clock Tower
Corning, New York, USA

Clock Tower
Corning, New York, USA - Corning Glass Works
Corning, New York, USA

Corning Glass Works
Corning, New York, USA - Baron Steuben Hotel
Corning, New York, USA

Baron Steuben Hotel

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1859
CORNING, a village of Painted Post township, Steuben co., in the state of New York, U.S., 213 m....Read MORE...

News  1859 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CORNING, N. Y.
CORNING, Thursday, Jan. 13. The large stone building, owned by R. E. Robinson & Co., and occupied...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Glass Factory
Corning, N.Y., expects to have a glass factory, which will give employment to 200 workmen.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 13, 1868
1896 - City of Corning
On the 26th day of October, 1825, that great thoroughfare of travel and traffic - the Erie canal -...Read MORE...

News  1912 - 41 DEAD, 50 HURT AS EXPRESS HITS EXCURSION TRAIN. At 65-Mile Speed Lackawanna Flier Crashers Into Crowded Cars Near Corning, N. Y.
ENGINEER IGNORES SIGNALS

Two Day Coaches Split in Two and a Pullman Crumpled Up by the Onrushing ...Read MORE...

1916
Corning, a city of Steuben co., N.Y., is situated on the Chemung River and on the Lackawanna, the...Read MORE...

1936 - March 26 - 200" telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, NY-Cal Tech

historyorb.com
News  June 1, 1947: Corning Glass Works in N.Y. announced the invention of photosensitive glass

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
June 1, 1947
1972 - Hurricane Agnes
"In June 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit the East Coast with a monstrous and devastating force, bringing...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Baxter
flag  William J BAXTER (9 July 1890, Corning, New York, USA - 16 February 1942, Toledo, Ohio, USA) gravestone

Graham
flag  Arthur H GRAHAM (4 June 1879, Corning, New York, USA - , )

Rowlee
flag  Howard C ROWLEE (27 September 1894, Corning, New York, USA - , )

Scott
flag  Marie SCOTT (25 November 1938, Corning, New York, USA - 30 October 1990, Binghamton, New York, USA)

Wheeler
flag  Jean Belle WHEELER (5 July 1874, Corning, New York, USA - 11 November 1964, The Dalles, Oregon, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Green
flag  Alonzo GREEN (1845, , New York, USA - 23 July 1863, Corning, New York, USA)

Spaulding
flag  Frank SPAULDING (1828, , Maine, USA - 24 March 1868, Corning, New York, USA)
 

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Cemeteries in Corning, New York, USA

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