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Safe Haven Museum & Education Center
2 East Seventh Street Oswego NY 13126
( Museum & Related Organizations)
This century-old building on the National Register of Historic Places was once the Administration Building for the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter. Dedicated in 2002, the museum was created to honor the refugees who came here and the people of the community who welcomed them into their midst. ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.462358,-76.50321

Historic Marker: FIRST
At Intersection Of E. Oneida & E. Second Sts. Oswego NY
(Historic Marker)
First Court House Erected 1822 On Present Site Removed 1859 And Since Used For Church Purposes ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: HERE WAS THE OLD
At Intersection Of W. Seneca & W. First Sts. Oswego NY
(Historic Marker)
Here Was The Old Cable Ferry By Which The River Was Crossed 1803 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: THIS WAS THE
At Intersection Of W. Seneca & W. First Sts. Oswego NY
(Historic Marker)
This Was The First Building In Oswego To Be Used As A School House, Church And Public Hall Erected About 1806 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Fort Ontario
Box 5379 Oswego NY 13126
(Museums & Related Organizations) ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.465971,-76.508253

H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego
West 1st Street Pier, Box 101 Oswego NY 13126
(Museums & Related Organizations)
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego consists of indoor & outdoor exhibits, galleries, a fleet of historic vessels & the Treasure Chest Gift Shop. Vessels feature National Historic Landmark L.T-5 tug, the last operational WWII vessel of its type, NYS Derrick Boat 8, a 1925 canal barge, Eleanor D, last remaining U.S. commercial fishing boat to work Lake Ontario & the schooner OMF Ontario, a future floating classroom. A variety of family activities, programs & events are offered. Open all year, Mon-Sun, 1-5 pm, (Jul-Aug, 10-5pm). NYS Derrick Boat 8 & the LT-5 are open mid-May - Sep 30. ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.46446,-76.515741

Dr. Mary E. Walker Statue Dr. Mary E. Walker
Co. Rte. 7 Oswego NY
(Suffrage)
The only woman to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and being the first female U.S. Army surgeon (during the Civil War) was also a campaigner for the Suffrage Movement, rights for children and veterans, dress reform and social reform. Attempted to vote in Oswego in 1872. 1872 Statue ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.3955845,-76.4479508

Presbyterian Church Anthony, Shaw, Blackwell, Mills, Jenney
Oswego NY
(Suffrage)
Annual NYS Women's Rights Convention 1901 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.459531,-76.47105

Walker Grave Dr. Mary E. Walker
242 Cemetery Rd Oswego NY
(Suffrage)
Burial place and grave of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. 1872 Cemetery ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.425341,-76.550657

Oswego County Tourism
46 East Bridge Street Oswego NY 13126
(Tourism Related Venues) ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.455822, -76.512992

Visit Oswego NY
PO Box 868 Oswego NY 13126
(Tourism Related Venues)
From the Officer's quarters at Old Fort Ontario to the original 19th Century sitting rooms inside the Richardson-Bates House, the City of Oswego is filled with historic places to visit. A rich, nautical theme prevails in Lake Ontario's Port city, "Where the Water never ends." From the late 1600's Oswego has been a center for international commerce, innovation, education, and cultural diversity. Some of the many historical milestones include the involvement in America's struggle for independence, The Battle of Oswego during The War of 1812, the Civil War, completion of the Erie Canal to the Great Lakes, support for the abolition of slavery, the end of women's suffrage, and the creation of a safe haven for WW11 Holocaust survivors. ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.420109, -76.579460

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