Elmira, New York has almost 31,000 people with an interesting history going back to the late 1700’s, including great conflicks between the American Revolutionaries, the British and the Indian Nations. During the Civil War, the was a notorious prison named Hellmira by the prisoners. It is told that almost 3000 confederate soldiers died there from the cold weather and diseases. If you are a history buff, you’ll appreciate the important events that happened in Elmira.
Elmira is a pretty city with numerous parks and recreation areas.