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  • 1836 - Springport
    SPRINGPORT, taken from Scipio and Aurelius, Jan. 30th, 1823; W. from Albany by 166, from Auburn, S. W. 9, miles; surface rolling; soil rich...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Springport
    Springport, a township of Cayuga co.. New York, on the E. side of Cayuga lake, 10 miles S. W. from Auburn. Population, 2041.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1859
    SPRING-PORT, a township of Cayuga co., in the state of New York, U. S. 9 m. SW of Auburn. The surface is undulating, and is drained by several small...Read MORE...


  • Springport, New York, USA
    1859 Map of Union Springs, New York
  • 1860 - Springport, New York
    "SPRINGPORT – was formed from Scipio and Aurelius, Jan. 30, 1823. It lies upon the E. shore of Cayuga Lake, S.W. of the center of the co. Its surface ...Read MORE...


  • Springport, New York, USA
    Cayuga St. Union Springs, Cayuga, NY
  • Springport, New York, USA
    Union Springs, Cayuga, NY
  • News 1868 - Medical Experiment
    Dr. Richardson, of Springport, New York, made an interesting statement at the Medical Convention, recently held in Rochester. In investigating the...Read MORE...


  • News 1876 - Courtney becomes professional oarsman
    Courtney, the famous oarsman of Union Springs, N. Y., has become a professional and has challenged any professional oarsman in the world to a race...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - Laughed to Death
    Mary Perry, aged seventy-four, of Springport, New York, sat at tea with some friends. They were relating funny incidents, and Mrs. Perry became...Read MORE...


  • 1879 - Springport
    SPRINGPORT was formed from Scipio and Aurelius January 30th, 1823, and derives its name from its numerous and copious springs and its lake ports. It...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - Assault
    A fiendish assault was committed Thursday on a child belonging to Union Springs, N. Y., by Thos. E. Ford and John Wingfield, lately connected with...Read MORE...


  • News 1884 - Aged 112 Years, and Never Rode in a Railroad Car in Her Life
    Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 16. - Mrs. Phoebe Brockway, who, on account of her extreme age, has of late enjoyed the distinction of being, next to...Read MORE...


  • News 1884 - Courtney turns fireman
    Oarsman Courtney, once known to fame, is foreman of the fire engine company at Union Springs, N. Y.
    Arkansas City Weekly Traveler
    Arkansas City, Kansas
    February 13, 1884

  • News 1884 - Died "Full of Years"
    The oft repeated, familiar psalm of the Good Book says: "The days of our years are three-score years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - Kind Deeds
    Elizabeth Comstock, an aged Quaker preacher in Union Springs, N. Y., has visited in her lifetime 122,000 persons, and nearly twice that many sick...Read MORE...


  • News 1893 - Temperance Reform Experiment
    The village of Union Springs, N. Y., is about to try a novel experiment in the way of temperance reform. A number of prominent citizens, including...Read MORE...


  • Springport, New York, USA
    Brown Transportation Co. Steamers at their Wharf, Union Springs, N.Y.
  • Springport, New York, USA
    Main Street, looking North, Union Springs
  • Springport, New York, USA
    Oakwood Seminary, Union Springs, N. Y.
  • 1906
    Springport, a township (town) of Cayuga co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 1770. It contains Union Springs.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • News 1907 - BIG STEAMER BURNS; NINE LIVES LOST. THE FRONTENAC WAS AN OLD SIDE WHEELER CARRYING CREW OF TWELVE.
    PASSENGERS LOST LIVES.

    VICTIMS WERE ALL WOMEN AND CHILDREN - OTHER PASSENGERS BADLY BURNED BEFORE BOAT WAS BEACHED.

    (Associated...Read MORE...


  • Springport, New York, USA
    Residence of C. T. Backno, Union Springs, 1909
  • Springport, New York, USA
    Farley Homestead, Union Springs, 1911
  • Springport, New York, USA
    1932 view of old cooper shop in Union Springs, Cayuga, NY. Is this where David Salisbury used to work?


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1859 Map of Union Springs, New York

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Union Springs, Cayuga, NY

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Cayuga St. Union Springs, Cayuga, NY

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Brown Transportation Co. Steamers at their Wharf, Union Springs, N.Y.

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Oakwood Seminary, Union Springs, N. Y.

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Main Street, looking North, Union Springs

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Residence of C. T. Backno, Union Springs, 1909


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Farley Homestead, Union Springs, 1911

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1932 view of old cooper shop in Union Springs, Cayuga, NY. Is this where David Salisbury used to work?
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  • 1836 - Springport
    SPRINGPORT, taken from Scipio and Aurelius, Jan. 30th, 1823; W. from Albany by 166, from Auburn, S. W. 9, miles; surface rolling; soil rich... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Springport
    Springport, a township of Cayuga co.. New York, on the E. side of Cayuga lake, 10 miles S. W. from Auburn. Population, 2041.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1859
    SPRING-PORT, a township of Cayuga co., in the state of New York, U. S. 9 m. SW of Auburn. The surface is undulating, and is drained by several small... Read MORE...

  • 1860 - Springport, New York
    "SPRINGPORT – was formed from Scipio and Aurelius, Jan. 30, 1823. It lies upon the E. shore of Cayuga Lake, S.W. of the center of the co. Its surface ... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - Medical Experiment
    Dr. Richardson, of Springport, New York, made an interesting statement at the Medical Convention, recently held in Rochester. In investigating the... Read MORE...

  • News  1876 - Courtney becomes professional oarsman
    Courtney, the famous oarsman of Union Springs, N. Y., has become a professional and has challenged any professional oarsman in the world to a race... Read MORE...

  • 1879 - Springport
    SPRINGPORT was formed from Scipio and Aurelius January 30th, 1823, and derives its name from its numerous and copious springs and its lake ports. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1879 - Laughed to Death
    Mary Perry, aged seventy-four, of Springport, New York, sat at tea with some friends. They were relating funny incidents, and Mrs. Perry became... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - Assault
    A fiendish assault was committed Thursday on a child belonging to Union Springs, N. Y., by Thos. E. Ford and John Wingfield, lately connected with... Read MORE...

  • News  1884 - Courtney turns fireman
    Oarsman Courtney, once known to fame, is foreman of the fire engine company at Union Springs, N. Y. Arkansas City Weekly Traveler
    Arkansas City, Kansas
    February 13, 1884
  • News  1884 - Died "Full of Years"
    The oft repeated, familiar psalm of the Good Book says: "The days of our years are three-score years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be... Read MORE...

  • News  1884 - Aged 112 Years, and Never Rode in a Railroad Car in Her Life
    Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 16. - Mrs. Phoebe Brockway, who, on account of her extreme age, has of late enjoyed the distinction of being, next to... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - Kind Deeds
    Elizabeth Comstock, an aged Quaker preacher in Union Springs, N. Y., has visited in her lifetime 122,000 persons, and nearly twice that many sick... Read MORE...

  • News  1893 - Temperance Reform Experiment
    The village of Union Springs, N. Y., is about to try a novel experiment in the way of temperance reform. A number of prominent citizens, including... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Springport, a township (town) of Cayuga co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 1770. It contains Union Springs.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • News  1907 - BIG STEAMER BURNS; NINE LIVES LOST. THE FRONTENAC WAS AN OLD SIDE WHEELER CARRYING CREW OF TWELVE.
    PASSENGERS LOST LIVES.

    VICTIMS WERE ALL WOMEN AND CHILDREN - OTHER PASSENGERS BADLY BURNED BEFORE BOAT WAS BEACHED.

    (Associated... Read MORE...

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Genealogy Resources for Springport

freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~springport/pictures.html

1863-64 Union Springs Directory (Brigham's General Directory of Auburn)
freepages.books.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cayuga/1864/

Union Springs Advertiser, Union Springs, NY -- Thanks to: Norma Bilak, Frontenac Historical Society

"Recollections of Early Union Springs" - members.aol.com/mhecht7725/FRONTENAC/recall.html


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