The WETM  Twin Tier Landmarks show gives us a window into the history of Elmira, Corning, and the Finger Lakes.  We explore the Twin Tiers region looking for forgotten pieces of history that link us to our past and show why this area is such a fun and interesting place to live.

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The segments are hosted by local realtor J.D. Iles who moved to the Twin Tiers region in 2013.  He started Hidden Landmarks as a way to learn about the area’s history and connect with his clients.

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Hidden Landmarks Host J.D. Iles holds Open House, talk on Rorick’s Glen Amusement Park

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM – TV) – The Chemung County Historical Society hosted an open house with area realtor and host of the popular web series Hidden Landmarks, J.D. Iles.

Despite the wintry mix in the Twin Tiers, it did not stop people from coming out to show support for Iles, his talk on Rorick’s Glen and its impact in Elmira when it was around.

Iles said this event was a way to show just how much he appreciates the areas rich history and to share that love with others.

“Today is a day for those who enjoy Hidden Landmarks, where we have an open house from the Chemung County Historical Society,” said J.D Iles. “I’m giving a talk about Roricks Glen. Hidden Landmarks is about is trying to foster an interest in local history,” continued Iles.

Iles explained this was a great event for community engagement and to spread local historical knowledge throughout the Twin Tiers.

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