The Town of Lansing was formed in 1817. Enjoy these fun facts about Lansing:
Lansing was settled in 1791
Lansing Station began in 1829 as a ferry landing that went to Frog's Point (now Camp Barton) on the west side of Cayuga Lake
Lansing has a town historian, with an office in the Town Records building near the Town Hall. She helps many families trace their genealogy.
Lansing has 14 miles of lakefront along Cayuga Lake
Lansing Community Library Center was the Town Hall. Before that it was a school.
John Duthe is the first golfer to become State Champion in his sophomore and senior high school years. He graduated in 2007
In the 2000 census the Town of Lansing had a population of about 10,500 people, with nearly 3,500 of those living in the Village of Lansing
Esty's, where the former Greystone Restaurant was located, was originally called Forest City
Brigham Young grew up in Lansing, attending the Drake schoolhouse. His mother is buried in White Settlement Cemetery on Dates Rd.
Actor Tim DeKay, who starred in White Collar is from Lansing.