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The Industrial Revolution in Auburn, NY

My tour of the Ward W.O’Hara Agricultural & County Living Museum on East Lake Road in Auburn, NY (315-252-7644) brought back a flood of memories while I was growing up. There in the museum was the story of the D.M. Osborne & Co. which was incorporated in 1875 and manufactured harvesting machinery. Before the Civil…read more

 

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How To Tell When You Are Getting Older

We traveled to Auburn, NY with the Centerfield Homemakers Travel Club  (Donna Andrews, phone 585 394-3739) as the older you get the more you don’t want to be bothered by having to do the driving yourself. And we just like being chauffeured around in an air-conditioned bus! We left from Canandaigua and headed to Auburn,…read more

 

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The “Wonderful Clock” of Auburn, NY – The Rest of My Story

The Bundy Manufacturing Company of Binghamton, NY was an immensely successful business. Harlow Bundy established accounts with the United States Post Office and the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad.  The time clock created an international revolution in the way that businesses managed their employees. Harlow Bundy managed the company while his brother Willard created more…read more

 

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The “Wonderful Clock” of Auburn, NY

Willard H. Bundy established a jewelry store in Auburn, NY in 1879. Willard was a high school graduate and his jewelry store was located in the Seward Block of Genesee Street. In order to attract people to his jewelry store, he built a monumental clock which contained over 3,100 pieces. He placed this clock in…read more

 

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Making the Case for Theodore Case

I returned to the Cayuga Museum of History and Art at Auburn, NY. The Museum is now open on Tuesday through Friday and weekends from noon to 5:00 pm. One of the prominent families who lived in the Mansion was Willard Case, father of Theodore Case who invented the techniques to add sound to film…read more

 

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How a Beer Sign Became a City’s Icon

When I recently visited Auburn, I couldn’t figure out why there was a giant Genesee Beer sign in downtown Auburn, NY. Not that I have anything against Genesee Beer as it used to be the beer of choice during the 60’s and 70’s when I was working in Endicott, NY. Today, most towns around the…read more

 

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