Introduction to Auburn, New York
The area now known as Auburn was established in 1793 by a veteran of the American Revolution, John L. Hardenbergh. It grew around a mill and was originally known as Hardenbergh's Corners. It was renamed Auburn in 1805. It was named after the Yorkshire town cited in "Deserted Village," a poem by Oliver Goldsmith. Auburn was initially incorporated as a village in 1815, and was reincorporated as a city in 1848.
Auburn and nearby Attractions
- Casey Park
- Cayuga Museum and Case Research Lab Museum
- Emerson Park
- Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum of Cayuga County
- Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
- William H. Seward House
Things To Do In Auburn
There are several parks and playgrounds in Auburn, including Hoopes Park, Pomeroy Park, Miles Park and Casey Park. You can also plan a trip to the Cayuga Museum of History and Art, Cayuga County - Ward W O'Hara Agricultural Museum, Champions for Life Sports Center and the Case Research Laboratory Museum. Golfers can spend their leisure hours at the Auburn Golf and Country Club.
Air transportation is available from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.
Auburn Higher Education
Cayuga County Community College, and Cayuga Onondaga Boces are the higher educational institutes that lie within the city.