Cayuga County New York (Historic Districts) has 8 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 4 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District, Church Street--Congress Street Historic District, Erie Canal Lock 52 Complex, North Main Street Historic District and Sherwood Equal Rights Historic District.
The famous person Slocum & Hannah Howland is associated with one of more of the Cayuga County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Cayuga County places including Van Rensselaer Richmond, Joseph M. Kasson, Davis,A.J. & Downing and A.J.. Prominent architectural styles found in Cayuga Country are Greek Revival, Italianate and Early Republic.