Oooohhh, real celebrities
seen on the streets of Elmira

Maud Adams, May 17, 1902
Steve Allen, 1982
Miss America 1926, Norma Smallwood in Iszard's window, July 22, 1926
Aunt Jemima, March 1 -3, 1955
Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig, October 15, 1928 AND September 7, 1937
Harry Belafonte, 1999
Buffalo Bill, July 19, 1899
Cab Calloway, May 15, 1936
Glenn Campbell, 1999
Ray Charles, 1985
Roy Clark, 1986
Hillary Rodham Clinton, July 28, 1999
Judy Collins, 1984 and 1996
Bill Cosby, 1984
General George A. Custer, City Hotel, November 1864
Phyllis Diller, 1986
Jimmy Doolittle, flew under Main St. Bridge, July 1927
Stephen A. Douglas, Rathbun Hotel, date unknown
Duc d'Orleans (Louis Phillipe, King of France), Kline Inn, 1797
Bob Dylan, November 9, 2002 The coolest person EVER in Elmira
Ralph Waldo Emerson, February 18, 1854
President Millard Fillmore, Mansion House, date unknown
Gerald Ford, October 6, 1965
Robert Goulet, 1983
Helen Hayes, April 1955
William Randolph Hearst, October 13, 1906
Victor Herbert, May 29, 1916
Earl Hines, 1980
Al Hirt, 1983 and 1985
Tom Jones, 1992
Bobby Kennedy, 1964 - campaign tour
Rudyard Kipling came to visit Mark Twain during the flood of 1889
Jay Leno, 1989
Queen Lilioukalani, July 28, 1899
Helen Keller, May 1, 1926
Jerry Lee Lewis, October 4, 1984
The Liberty Bell, June 4, 1904
Wynton Marsalis, 1987
Christy Mathewson, visited his uncle on Lake Street, March 13, 1902
Wayne Newton, 1990
Eddie Rabbit, 1985
The Righteous Brothers, 1984
John D. Rockefeller, June 19, 1919
Will Rogers, October 2, 1925 at Park Church
Franklin D. Roosevelt, October 18, 1928
Lillian Russell, February 4, 1908
Smothers Brothers, 1983
Marlo Thomas, Summer of 1969
Mrs. Tom Thumb, April 18, 1890
Rin Tin Tin, July 4, 1931
Ronald Reagan, 1958
Ernest Tubbs, Pine City, July 20, 1974
Tanya Tucker, Chemung County Fair, August 10, 1974
Teddy Rooselvelt, October 14, 1910 AND at the Armory, October 31, 1936
Will Rogers, opened his lecture tour in Elmira at Park Church, October 1, 1925
William H. Seward, date unknown
Gloria Swanson, May 23, 1946
William Taft, June 11, 1919
Verne Troyer (Mini Me) August 15, 2015
Daniel Webster, date unknown
Roger Whittaker, 1984 and 1987

 

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