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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Aurora, New York

 
Clickable Map of Cayuga County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cayuga County, NY (196) Cortland County, NY (66) Jefferson County, NY (155) Onondaga County, NY (209) Oswego County, NY (80) Seneca County, NY (92) Tompkins County, NY (55) Wayne County, NY (155)  CayugaCounty(196) Cayuga County (196)  CortlandCounty(66) Cortland County (66)  JeffersonCounty(155) Jefferson County (155)  OnondagaCounty(209) Onondaga County (209)  OswegoCounty(80) Oswego County (80)  SenecaCounty(92) Seneca County (92)  TompkinsCounty(55) Tompkins County (55)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)
Auburn is the county seat for Cayuga County
Aurora is in Cayuga County
      Cayuga County (196)  
ADJACENT TO CAYUGA COUNTY
      Cortland County (66)  
      Jefferson County (155)  
      Onondaga County (209)  
      Oswego County (80)  
      Seneca County (92)  
      Tompkins County (55)  
      Wayne County (155)  
 
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1New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — 1st Courthouse
In Cayuga County, erected here c. 1795, consisting of crotched posts and poles covered with brush, in use for several yearsMap (db m172368) HM
2New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Birthplace of Theodore Ledyard Cuyler
Theodore Ledyard Cuyler Born Jan. 10, 1822 Died Feb. 26, 1909 Presbyterian clergyman and writerMap (db m145809) HM
3New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Cayuga Lake Academy
Chartered by Regents 1801 First building 1803 Present structure 1835 Well known schoolMap (db m145787) HM
4New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — First Home
Built by a white man Capt. Roswell Franklin in Cayuga County 1789. He was an officer in Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.Map (db m145813) HM
5New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Glen Park 1852
Home of Henry Wells founder of American Express Co., 1850 Wells Fargo Express Co., 1852 Wells College, 1868Map (db m145765) HM
6New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Patrick Tavern
Erected 1793 Early court held here Cayuga County Medical Soc. organized here 1806Map (db m145786) HM
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7New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Peachtown
Site of Chonodote Cayuga village destroyed with orchard of 1500 trees during Sullivan Campaign September, 1779Map (db m145812) HM
8New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Postal Service
First regular mail delivery west of Canajoharie est. April 1, 1795 in Aurora. Judge Wood, postmaster.Map (db m145766) HM
9New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Routes of the ArmiesGeneral John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
front face 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
10New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Scipio Lodge
Masonic charter 1797 Building erected 1806 Used by the craft until 1819Map (db m145788) HM
11New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Sequoia(California Redwood)
Planted here in 1828 by Peter SmithMap (db m145843) HM
12New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Wells College
Founded by Henry Wells in 1868 Organizer of American and Wells Fargo Express Cos.Map (db m145757) HM
13New York (Erie County), Aurora — AuroraWestern New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — Mill Road Scenic Overlook —
Known to locals for generations simply as "The View". This 180-degree vista and iconic part of the Town of Aurora's agricultural heritage gives the community the perfect place to catch a glimpse of a sunset or gaze westward over unbroken meadow . . . Map (db m104155) HM
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14New York (Erie County), Aurora — AuroraWestern New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — West Falls Dam Site and Veterans Memorial —
Throughout the history of the area, Cazenovia Creek has played a vital role in the industry and natural beauty of the Town of Aurora and the Southtowns. Connecting the Town. Aurora, as it is today, would not have existed in the same form had . . . Map (db m104158) HM
15New York (Erie County), Aurora — Dedicated to Those Who Served
Dedicated to Those who served in the armed forces of the United States of America. Because of them we live in freedom. God bless them all. Map (db m104160) WM
16New York (Erie County), Aurora — Dedicated to Those Who Served
Dedicated to those who served during the Korean War; June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953. Honor Roll [left column 1] Thomas N. Langendorfer, Donald E. George, William G. Newell, Howard W. Beale, Frank T. Young, Paul J. Kishel Jr., Stanley J. . . . Map (db m131974) WM
17New York (Erie County), Aurora — 621 — Griffins Mills
Grist mill built here ca. 1810 Owned by Griffins family and later by Yaw bros. Saw mill, carding mill, fulling mill & tannery also stood nearby.Map (db m164161) HM
18New York (Erie County), Aurora — Honor Roll
Honor Roll By duty done is honor won. A tribute to our sons who participated in the Second World War for humanity. In cherished memory of Joseph Pusztay Donald Fox Burtell Suhr Map (db m104159) WM
19New York (Erie County), Aurora — UH-1 Helicopter
UH-1 Helicopter The Bell UH-1 "Huey" helicopter is commonly referred to as the workhorse of the Vietnam War. It was responsible for lifesaving, medical evacuation, troop and cargo movement, and when properly equipped, as a gunship. This . . . Map (db m131977) WM
20New York (Erie County), Aurora — 504 — W. Aurora Church
W. Aurora Church est. 1810. Building dedicated in 1832. Abolitionist and former slave Sojourner Truth spoke here Oct. 1, 1868. Map (db m131849) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022