Collection Facts

Extent: 
70 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1890-2018
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The town of Big Flats, which had formerly been called "Great Plains", was organized in 1822 from the town of Elmira. The town contains a hamlet also named Big Flats.

Scope of Collection

This collection includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of the town of Big Flats in Chemung County, New York.