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    CASE RESEARCH LAB This is...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: CASE RESEARCH LAB This is where Theodore Case and Earl Sponable invented 'talking movies'. In 1926,William Fox purchased the patent from Case Research Lab. This made Fox films the first major motion picture studio to record sound film.

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    SCHWEINFURTH MEMORIAL ART...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: SCHWEINFURTH MEMORIAL ART CENTER has Fine Art exhibits that change regularly. One of the most popular exhibits is the Quilt exhibit. It also has art classes for both children and adults.

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    WILLIAM SEWARD'S HOUSE ...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: WILLIAM SEWARD'S HOUSE William Henry Seward was New York state Govenor,US Senator, and Secretary of State.
    Seward negotiated the purchase of Alaska from Russia.
    At the time, many thought that this was a huge mistake and called it 'Seward's Folly'. It has since proved otherwise.www.sewardhouse.org

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    HARRIET TUBMAN'S HOUSE Tubman...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: HARRIET TUBMAN'S HOUSE Tubman helped rescue more than 300 slaves using the 'Underground Railroad'. After the Civil War, she settled in Auburn, where she started a home for the black aged.

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    WILLARD CHAPEL is a rare...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: WILLARD CHAPEL is a rare example of Louis Comfort Tiffany's work. Tiffany was known for stained glass windows and ornamental lamps. It is the only complete chapel interior known in the world featuring a totally religous Tiffany design. Many weddings take place here.

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    AUBURN CORRECTIONAL FACILTY ...

    by chrissyalex Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: AUBURN CORRECTIONAL FACILTY Unfortunately,Auburn is known to some as the 'Prison City' ACF is a high security prison and one of the city's major employers.

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