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Aurora in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Home

 
 
First Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. First Home Marker
Inscription.  Built by a white man Capt. Roswell Franklin in Cayuga County 1789. He was an officer in Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.
 
Erected 2008 by Village of Aurora.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 42° 45.576′ N, 76° 42.259′ W. Marker is in Aurora, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 90) 0.1 miles north of Sherwood Road (County Route 42A), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora NY 13026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Routes of the Armies (approx. ¼ mile away); Sequoia (approx. ¼ mile away); 1st Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peachtown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Postal Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scipio Lodge (approx. half a mile away); Cayuga Lake Academy (approx. half a mile away); Patrick Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
First Home Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. First Home Marker Site
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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