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  • History of Corning, NY


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    Corning, New York is a small city with a cosmopolitan flair and a captivating history. Nestled in a river valley with steep hills, Corning is also the southern gateway into the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. Corning is world renowned for its glassmaking past and present. 

    The Information Center of Corning is located in the heart of the historic downtown on Market Street and offers extensive information on Corning and the surrounding area. Historic Market Street is at the center of Corning’s downtown Gaffer District. It flourishes with glassmaking studios, antiques, restaurants, and specialty shops. Corning has a large population of fine arts, from local glass artists to famous works, as well as notable entertainment performed by local artists. Please come and share the experience of Corning with us!

     

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    Corning, New York is a city thriving with captivating history. It is located in Western New York in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. World renowned for its glass making, the Corning Museum of Glass allows you to discover the art, history, and science of glass. Historic Market Street is a true delight, flourishing with glass making studios, antiques, restaurants, and specialty shops. Corning has a large population of fine arts, from local glass artists to famous works featured in the Rockwell Museum, as well as notable entertainment performed by local theater, ballet, and music groups.

    Corning is filled with small town charm along with decades of fascinating history ...