Auburn in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Convicts made sewing silk
1841 - 1846
Here was principal cash
market in U. S. for
cocoons and raw silk
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 56.106′ N, 76° 34.248′ 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 left when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is behind a fence by the south tower of the entrance to Auburn Correctional Facility, south of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 State Street, Auburn NY 13024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); Wasco (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward (approx. 0.4 miles away); 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); St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.