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D.L. & W.  Hotel, Elmira), Chemung County NY
 Hotel Entrance at center and Saloon Entrance at right
Cornelius Sullivan (1830-1905), an Irish immigrant bom on Valentia Island, County Kerry came to the United States in September 1848, and later built the DL & W Hotel about 1886. Elmira had become a rail road hub and increased rail traffic created a demand for small hotels The hotel was located at 851 Dickinson Street across from the D L & W Railroad Station. Cornelius was married to Elizabeth McDonnell (1834-1895) who was born in Derrymore township Dingle Peninsula County Kerry Ireland and came to the United States with her parents in 1847 at age 13. The Sullivans resided in Burlington, Pa prior to moving to Elmira.
Hotel : D. L. & W.  Hotel
Township: City of Elmira, Chemung County NY
Photo & Text submitted by Ken Sullivan
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