Auburn undertaking three-year multimedia campaign to promote historic, cultural sites

The city of Auburn is launching a three-year initiative to let more tourists know about what they can find in History’s Hometown.

The city received $50,000 under the federal American Rescue plan to undertake the multimedia campaign. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says the campaign, a website and a printed Visitors Guide will raise awareness of the city’s historic and cultural attractions.

Many of the attractions themselves also received federal funding:

  • $50,000 of funding for the Tubman Bicentennial Celebration of 2022;
  • $250,000 to Auburn Public Theater
  • $250,000 to Seward House Museum
  • $250,000 to Cayuga Museum of History & Art
  • $250,000 to Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
  • $250,000 to Willard Memorial Chapel

The city is finalizing plans for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth this year. Listen to my full conversation with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason below.

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