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Auburn's Equal Rights Heritage Center: 5 things you might not know

Auburn's Equal Rights Heritage Center: 5 things you might not know


AUBURN — Since opening Nov. 13, the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center has welcomed 2,000 visitors. 

Those visitors have discovered a center that's at once educational and architecturally elegant. To everyone else, though, it may still be a mystery. Auburnians know the center replaced a parking lot they used for the YMCA and Auburn Public Theater, and they know that they do or don't like how the building blends into the gateway to historic South Street. But that building has an inside, too.

With help from the center's visitor experience manager, Courtney Rae Kasper, here are five things you might not know about Auburn's Equal Rights Heritage Center:

Lake Life Editor David Wilcox can be reached at (315) 282-2455 or Follow him on Twitter @drwilcox.


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I edit The Citizen's features section, Lake Life, and weekly entertainment guide, Go. I've also been writing for The Citizen and since 2006, covering arts and culture, business, food and drink, and more.

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