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Shining a Light on Auburn, NY

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Introducing Harriet's Lantern Trail
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Equal Rights Heritage Center
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Seward House Museum
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Harriet Tubman National Historical Park/Harriet Tubman Home, Inc.
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The Willard Memorial Chapel
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Schweinfurth Art Center
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Case Research Lab
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Cayuga Museum of History and Art
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Auburn Public Theater
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Seymour Library
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More Than Just a Welcome Center

Auburn’s Welcome Center features a state-of-the-art exhibition titled “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS” where New York State’s progressive history supporting equality comes to life through interactive displays. Experience the creative ways New Yorkers organized to stand for justice, and learn about the key contributors from the 1800s to modern day.

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Plan Your Visit

Come explore History's Hometown.

See where iconic American heroes Harriet Tubman and William H. Seward lived while helping lead enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad.  Stroll through historic Fort Hill Cemetery to see the gravesites of Tubman, Seward, and other notable Auburnians.  View outstanding examples of Tiffany glass at the Willard Memorial Chapel, Cayuga Museum of History & Art and Westminster Presbyterian Church.  Visit the birthplace of talking films at the Case Research Lab and take in a contemporary art exhibit or quilt show at the Schweinfurth Art Center.  Top off your day with a comedy act, play or even a dance performance at Auburn Public Theater.

Things To Do

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