Michael R. Franklin
Licensed Real Estate Broker
(o) 315-876-2262

Civil War Era Mansion for Sale

The 1861 Seymour Mansion


Michael DeRosa
Licensed Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer
CNY Office 315.406.7355 NYC Office 212.757.1550

For Sale
James Seymour Mansion
113 North Street, Auburn, NY 13021

James Sheldon Seymour (Born: April 15, 1791 - Died December: 3, 1875)

Mr. Seymour was well known for his philanthropy, having founded the Seymour Library and the Auburn City Hospital. In 1861, at the age of 70, Mr. Seymour built the house that still stands at 113 North Street. This house was later owned by Charles A McCarthy, founder of Dunn and McCarthy Shoes. The Seymour monument is located on the Cemetery's Evening Side section.


Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 3 Full, 2 Half
Square Feet: 6,000
# Fireplaces: 4
# Stories: 3
Year Built: 1861
Style: Victorian Mansion
Lot acreage is: 0.9
Lot size: 109x165
School district: Auburn
2019 Property Tax Assessment: $162,100

Auburn, New York is a beautiful, historic City and remarkable hub for key figures and events in American history and culture with outstanding attractions related to the Civil War, Underground Railroad, Black History, art history, women’s rights and much more.

Founded in 1793, the City of Auburn was the historical crossroad for famous political figures, significant events, and culture. Today, it serves as a unique window into what shaped and continues to form this country.

See where iconic American heroes Harriet Tubman and William H. Seward lived while helping lead slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
View outstanding examples of Tiffany glass at the Willard Memorial Chapel, Cayuga Museum of History & Art and Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Visit the birthplace of talking films at the Case Research Lab and take in a contemporary art exhibit or quilt show at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center.
A visit to Fort Hill Cemetery is a great way to stretch your legs and take in some of Auburn’s history at the same time.
Take a self-guided walking tour of this historic site and active cemetery where notable people such as William H. Seward, Harriet Tubman, Theodore Case and others were laid to rest.
Top off your day with a comedy act, play or even a dance performance at Auburn Public Theater.
You will not be short of things to see and do and everything is within a 5-mile radius of downtown, Auburn.


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