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Springport (Union Springs), Cayuga, New York, USA

"Union Springs, a post-village in Springport town ship, Cayuga co., N.Y., is beautifully situated on the E. shore of Cayuga Lake, and on the Cayuga Southern Rail road, 10 miles S.W. of Auburn. It contains 7 churches, a newspaper office, a national bank, a large Orthodox Friends' boarding-school named Oakwood Seminary, quar (can't read the rest)..."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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1859 Map of Union Springs, New York

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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...

  • 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...

  • 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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