James Seymour Mansion 113 North Street, Auburn, NY 13021 Exciting opportunity for someone who loves restoring homes back to their original beauty!Offered at $50,000Are you a Buyer with the best plan to restore this property?
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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 of Fort Hill Cemetery.
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Exciting opportunity for someone who loves classic brick Victorian mansions. The mansion was built for Auburn banker James Seymour in 1861. Mr. Seymour was well known for his philanthropy, having founded the Seymour Library and the Auburn City Hospital. James Seymour was also known in the community for his close friendship with William Seward who resided in Auburn and served as the Governor of New York and United States Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln. The Seymour Mansion is a remarkable historic residence with Victorian architecture built with skilled labor and without regard to cost during the civil war era.
The mansion”s architect was John W. Venderbosch, who also worked on Holy Family and St. Mary”s churches, among other historic Auburn buildings.A few highlights of the mansion include its Gothic Revival tower with castle-like parapet and Gothic windows; Italianate rounded arch windows; walnut paneled foyer; built-in, solid walnut secretary; octagonal turret room; rounded exterior porch and beautiful brick carriage house. Inside this three-story historic beauty, you’ll find nearly 6,000 square feet of living space, a stunning hand-crafted curved staircase, pocket doors, hardwood floors, 4 ornate marble victorian fireplaces, 10 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, beautiful original custom woodwork and built-in cabinetry. The residence is situated on nearly 1 acre of land with a 2-story carriage house. The City of Auburn, New York is rich in culture, arts and history, offering a great array of museums, historic sites and national landmarks that unsurprisingly draws attention from all over. Auburn is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Country Region of Upstate New York State. (25 miles west of Syracuse NY, 62 miles from Rochester, NY and 120 miles from Buffalo NY) approximately 4 hours outside of New York City.
Single Family Home
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: 109×165
School district: Auburn
2019 Property Assessment: $162,100
The mansion is not currently placed on the National Register of Historic Places however it is eligible for placement if the Buyer chooses to have it registered.
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.
A QUICK TOUR OF THE BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC CITY OF AUBURN, NEW YORK
Auburn City Hall – 24 South Street, Auburn, New York 13021
Views of Downtown Auburn, New York
Memorial City Hall of Auburn, New York
Auburn New York’s Welcome Center Featuring State-of-the-Art Exhibition Titled “Seeing Equal Rights in NYS”