Auburn in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erection commenced 1816
First prisoners 1817
assisted in construction
in the world 1890
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 42° 56.111′ N, 76° 34.243′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 38) and Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on State Street. Marker is fixed to the south tower at the entrance to Auburn Correctional Facility, south of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 State Street, Auburn NY 13024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wasco (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); Cayuga County Bicentennial Memorial Garden at Willard Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward (approx. In Memory of Harriet Tubman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
Also see . . . William Kemmler - Wikipedia. The first executed by electric chair. (Submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2015.