Auburn

Includes the village of Stoneville

Settled in 1714, Incorporated in 1778

  • Home of Robert Goddard, American Father of Modern Day Rocketry
  • Launched first liquid-fueled rocket from Pakachoag Hill on March 16, 1926
  • Originally incorporated as the town of Ward, but changed the name to Auburn in 1837 because the Post Office complained the name was too similar to the town of Ware
  • Home of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Tyler Beede

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