[front] 1941 1947, Cayuga County. This tablet is erected by Cayuga County to the memory of those who gave their lives for their country in World War II. [right side] 1950 1953, Cayuga County. This tablet is erected by Cayuga County to the memory . . . — — Map (db m88351) WM
David Munson Osborne Born 1822 - Died 1886 Lived here - House demolished 1936. Founded D.M. Osbourne Company manufacturer of harvesting machines. Mayor of Auburn, 1879-1881 Thomas Mott Osbourne Born 1859 - Died 1926 Lived here - House . . . — — Map (db m88470) HM
Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward who as a young Auburn lawyer practiced law in Cayuga County Court House. He rose to become governor of New York, United States Senator, Secretary of State under Lincoln and Johnson. He was Lincoln's . . . — — Map (db m88355) HM
Harriet Tubman was a "conductor"
on the Underground Railroad,
a network of abolitionists who
spirited blacks to freedom.
A fugitive slave herself,
she made some
nineteen return trips
to rescue as many as
300 slaves from bondage. — — Map (db m145856) HM
Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
1975 - National Park Service - United States . . . — — Map (db m226037) HM
On D-Day, June 6, 1944, as members of the 299th Combat Engineer's assault boat teams, the following men from Auburn, N.Y. and adjacent areas, gave their lives on the beaches of Normandy in the liberation of Europe. •Nicholas V. DeAngelis •Leo A. . . . — — Map (db m88329) WM
In memory of Harriet Tubman. Born a slave in Maryland about 1821. Died in Auburn, N.Y. March 10th, 1913. Called the "Moses" of her people during the Civil War. With rare courage, she led over three hundred negroes up from slavery to freedom and . . . — — Map (db m88356) HM
In Memory of the Famous 299th Combat Engineers D Day WWII Normandy Invasion. On June 6th 1944, the 299th Combat Engineers were among the first troops deployed on "D" Day. Their mission was to clear the beach defenses. With no cover and receiving . . . — — Map (db m88362) WM
[front center] Koren War "The Forgotten War" 25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953 Dedicated to the men and women of Cayuga County for their contriutions and sacrifices in saving a nation fom communism and preserving peace, freedom and prosperity. Killed . . . — — Map (db m88306) WM
Martha Coffin Wright with sister Lucretia Mott, an organizer of the 1848 Women's Rights Convention. Underground Railroad stop. Wright home raised 1880. Noble Mansion razed in 1975. — — Map (db m88152) HM
Memorial to Cayuga County Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, 1861 1865. Friends around me fell like drops of rain. Twas there many noble ones were slain. Their mangled corpes strewned the grass with none to care since life was passed. Each . . . — — Map (db m88392) WM
Hon. Theodore Medad Pomeroy (1824-1905) was born in Cayuga to Rev. Medad Pomeroy and Lillian Maxwell. His father moved the family to Elridge where Theodore studied at Munro Academy under Lemuel S. Pomeroy. A graduate of Hamilton College, Theodore . . . — — Map (db m88309) HM
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton. 1779. An expedition against the hostile Indian Nations which checked aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, . . . — — Map (db m229007) HM
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves . . . — — Map (db m88220) WM
[left] The Moral of War In War: Resolution In Defeat: Definace In Victory: Magnanimity In Peace: Goodwill Winston Spencer Churchill ———————— This memorial is dedicated as a perpetual reminder . . . — — Map (db m88221) WM
For nearly 200 years, water power along the Owasco River in Downtown Auburn
has been at the foundation of the community's manufacturing, industrial, and
economic growth. Historically, there were over 11 sites harnessing the power of the river to . . . — — Map (db m145774) HM
William H. Seward Born 1801 — Died 1872 Resided in This House 1824-1872 New York Governor, United States Senator, Secretary of State in Cabinets of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The leading figure in the purchase of . . . — — Map (db m88368) HM
"How through these years in silence thou hast borne the cruel doubt, the slanders of debate, the assassin's knife, and keener blade of scorn, wielded by party in its narrow hate: How could'st thou pause each step to vindicate of thy . . . — — Map (db m88395) HM
This memorial honors all American Veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal-to valiantly protect our country’s freedoms.
The memories of those American veterans will continue to live whenever and . . . — — Map (db m229221) WM
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the week English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. rear . . . — — Map (db m145844) HM
The Erie Canal tied together western New York and became a conduit for ideas as well as for commerce. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women's Sufferage convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in 1848 to advocate . . . — — Map (db m83670) HM
The opening of the Erie Canal had a huge economic impact on the citizens of New York State. Producers could afford to ship products to previously inaccessible markets at a cost that dropped from $100.00 per ton (by wagon) to just a few dollars. . . . — — Map (db m83674) HM
In 1807 Jesse Hawley, a prisoner in the Canandaigua jail, wrote a series of essays proposing a waterway from Lake Erie to the Atlantic Ocean. Following the War of 1812 the settling of western New York and Ohio resulted in an increased demand for . . . — — Map (db m83708) HM
Construction of the Erie Canal was hailed as the greatest engineering accomplishment to that time. Under the leadership of Governor De Witt Clinton, construction began July 4, 1817. With little technical knowledge, thousands of workers surveyed, . . . — — Map (db m88628) HM
Here where the Great Iroquois Trail
turned east, there passed on the 21st day of
September, 1779, Lieutenant-Colonel William
Butler's force of 600 men from Major-General
John Sullivan’s army, on their march to the
Cayuga castle on the Great . . . — — Map (db m145775) HM
Considered one of the finest examples
of Palladian inspired Greek Revival Style
architecture in the Finger Lakes.
Restored and placed on the
National Historic Register by
Andres Casas and Terence Dewis in 2004.
Peter Yawger was a 19th c. NY . . . — — Map (db m145777) HM
Routes of the General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
An expedition against the hostile Indian Nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the . . . — — Map (db m143350) HM
The George E. Ingersol Post #658 dedicates this plaque to George E. Ingersol, the first Fair Haven veteran to die in World War I. This Fair Haven Post was chartered in January of 1922, and named after him in recognition of his ultimate . . . — — Map (db m79727) WM
Honoring all men and women from the village of Fair Haven and the town of Sterling who served in World War I and World War II ✰ ✰ ✰ Dedicated to the following who made the supreme sacrifice World War I Otto Berlin . . . — — Map (db m79726) WM
A Commerce Center. Though camps, pleasure boats, and the sandy beaches of Fair Haven State Park dominate the bay and lake shore today, in 1910 Little Sodus Bay was the second busiest port on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Trains . . . — — Map (db m79751) HM