CAYUGA  COUNTY  
GENEALOGY / LOCAL HISTORY  RESOURCES

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Location Records / Information
Auburn & Cayuga County NY -
Following The Freedom Trail
This website provides information and maps for locations in Auburn & Cayuga County NY that relate to the Underground Railroad Freedom Trail.
Auburn's Historic & Cultural Sites Commission website
Auburn NY Historic Properties This website provides information and maps for locations within the Historic District of Auburn NY
Auburn Office of Vital Statistics
Memorial City Hall
24 South Street
Auburn, New York   13021
(315) 255-4102
Cayuga Community College
Bourke Memorial Library
Local History Section
197 Franklin Street
Auburn, New York 13021
(315) 255-1743

Library Info:

Cayuga County NY Canal History Website resides on the Internet at: http://cayugacountycanalhistory.org/
Cayuga County Historian's Office Website (Current version website)
Note that the Cayuga County NY Government also publishes an archived version of the former
Cayuga County NY Historian's Office website with additional content at: http://www.cayugacounty.us/portals/0/history/index.html
10 Court Street
Auburn, New York 13021
(315) 253-1300
Family Files, Record Copies & Genealogy Research Info
Census Indexes & Census Research
Newspapers
Photographs
Indexes to some cemeteries
This office has reprint copies of many early Cayuga County maps available for purchase -
Many more resources
CAYUGA COUNTY OFF-LINE SOURCES

Cayuga County Records Management
12 COURT STREET
AUBURN, NY  13021
VOICE (315) 253-1037
FAX (315) 253-1036

Naturalization       1799 - 1952
Surrogate Court   1799 - 1992
Marriages             1908 - 1936
Local Census        1855 - 1925
Land Deeds          1794 - Present
Notices of Pendency of Actions 1823 - 1967
Cayuga County NY Tourism Home Page
Cayuga Museum  Of History & Art
203 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY  13021
(315) 253-8051
Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society
Box 247, 14 West Cayuga Street
Moravia, NY  13118
Luther Research Center & Archives
Many resources including some Bible, church
records, family files, genealogies,local
histories, cemeteries information etc.
Surname List Index to their Family Files.
Central New York Genealogical Society
Box 104
Calvin Station
Syracuse, NY  13205
CIVIC Heritage
PO Box 389
Cato, NY 13033
Town of Cato, Ira, Victory & Conquest History & Heritage
Finger Lakes Library System Home Page
Frontenac Historical Society & Museum
State Route 90
Union Springs, NY  13160
Hours: April to September / Saturday and Sunday 1-4 PM(any other time by apt.) Please Call (315) 889-7273 and leave message.
Genealogy Research for a Fee in Cayuga County NY Individuals or organization that will conduct genealogy research in Cayuga County NY for a fee
Harriet Tubman Home & Museum
180 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 252-2081
Hazard Library
2485 Route 34B
Poplar Ridge, NY  13139
(315) 364-7975
Hazard Library Local History Collection Links
William Hecht's Pictures of Cayuga Co. and the Finger Lakes William Hecht's Links To Early Central NY Maps & Images
 Howland Stone Store Museum
2956 State Route 34B
Hamlet of Sherwood, NY

Mailing address:
Box 124
Aurora, NY 13026

LDS Family History Centers - Library Catalog and Some On~Line Records
Lock 52 Historical Society of Port Byron, NY
73 Pine Street
Port Byron, NY 13140
Email: Lock52hs@gmail.com
MAPS Reprint copies of many early Cayuga County NY maps can be ordered from The Cayuga County Historian's Office
Meyer Bookbinding Co. They frequently republish early photo & history books relating to Cayuga County and Auburn NY history.
Montezuma Family Project website resides on the Internet at: www.montezumagen.com
The Montezuma NY Historical Society Website resides on the Internet at: www.montezumahistoricalsociety.org
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution- New York State Organization website resides at:  www.nydar.org
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution- Owasco Chapter DAR website resides at:  http://owascochapternsdar.blogspot.com/
NY Vital Records Info <-Where to request copies of Birth, Death or Marriage Records
Old Brutus Historical Society
8943 N. Seneca St.
Weedsport, NY  13166
(315) 834-9342
Some Information About The Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum can be found on the Internet at:
http://www.fingerlakes.org/things-to-do/attractions/museums-historical-sites-1/ward-ohara-agricultural-country-living-museum-dr-joseph-f-karpinski-sr-educational-center
Located on Rt. 38A, at the north end of Owasco Lake, opposite Emerson Park.
Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural Museum
6880 East Lake Road
Auburn NY 13021
O'Hearn's Histories
8 Burt Avenue,
Auburn, NY   13021
E-Mail: ohhistories@verizon.net
Some Probate / Surrogate Court Records Are Now Available On The LDS Family Search Website
Rural Life Museum & Genoa Historical Assn.
Some Historical Images From The Genoa NY Rural Life Museum
Route 34B; Genoa, NY
Mailing Address: PO Box 316; King Ferry, NY 13081
Veiw Some Genoa NY Historical Assn. Images (2nd set of Genoa Historical Assn. Images) (Courtesy Of Bill Hecht)
Sampubco Will Testators  Index
(Note: This is an index to items recorded in the county "Will & Testator" record books.  It does not necessarily include all records within the surrogate record file) This is a commercial site and we do not have experience with the company and are just providing this link as a courtesy for Cayuga County NY researchers.
<- This is a commercial site and we do not have experience with the company and are just providing this link as a courtesy for Cayuga County NY researchers.
Seymour Library
176 Genesee Street
Auburn, New York 13021
(315) 252-2571
Mary Van Sickle Wait History Room - Be aware that this room of the library is only open at limited times.  Please check their website for hours their open.
 Some History Room Research Items  
Sterling Historical Society & Museum
Route 104A
Sterling, NY  13156
(315) 947-5666
USGenNet U.S. Data Repository For New York


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