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April 2018

Lecture: Elmina Spencer: Oswego’s Civil War Battlefield Nurse

April 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Oswego City Library, 120 E. 2nd St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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The Oswego County Historical Society will host its first lecture of the 2018 series on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the Oswego Public Library at 120 E. Second St., Oswego. Joyce Cook, retired librarian and past director of the Fulton Public Library will present a program based on her new biography titled "Elimina Spencer: Oswego's Civil War Battlefield Nurse."

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May 2018

OCHS Annual Meeting and Lecture on Madame Malvina Dean Guimaraes

May 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Oswego Elk’s Club, 132 West Fifth St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Oswego County Historical Society Annual Meeting will be Saturday, May 19 at 1:30 pm at the Oswego Elks Lodge, 132 West Fifth Street Guest Speaker — Ann Callaghan Allen, Biographer Presentation Titled: “The Extraordinary Life and Tragic Death of  Madame Malvina Dean Guimaraes” An Oswego history account of a rags to riches story more fascinating than fiction. Madame Guimaraes owned the home that now houses the Oswego Elk's Lodge on the corner of West Fifth and W. Bridge St.

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June 2018

Riverside Cemetery Guided History Tour

June 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, 4024 County Route 57
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Tour the grounds of the lovely Riverside Cemetery in special tour buses. View historic monuments and learn about some of the famous residents of Oswego.
Free.
Reservations taken. Please call 315-343-1342.

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July 2018

Auburn NY Historic Sites Bus Tour -Seward House and Harriet Tubman Home

July 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bus tour to Historic Auburn NY with stops at the Seward House Museum and the Harriet Tubman National Historic Park, and lunch is included at Parker's Grille, a downtown pub.

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August 2018

Family Fun Day at the Richardson-Bates House Museum

August 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richardson Bates House Museum, 135 E. Third St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Games & Ice Cream on the Richardson-Bates House Museum Lawn. Nominal fee to play; prizes for the games
Ice Cream Sundae $1
Free admission to the museum with a Picture scavenger hunt for kids!

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September 2018

Walking Tour of Kingsford Historic District

September 16, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Walking Tour of Kingsford Historic District Sunday, September 16, 1:30 pm Led by Justin White, Oswego County Historian Begins at Kingsford Professional Building. 177 West Fourth Street, Oswego Free & Open to the Public Rain Date—TBA

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October 2018

Classic Movie Night

October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Oswego Cinema 7, 138 W. 2nd St.
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Classic Movie Night at the historic Oswego Cinema. Film Noir thriller: "Strangers on a Train"
Fundraiser for the Richardson Bates House Museum

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Lecture Series “The Life of Saint Marianne Cope”

October 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
St. Peter’s Church, 83 E. Albany St., Rear
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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The Oswego County Historical Society will host a lecture entitled “A Saint Amongst Us: The Life of St. Marianne Cope” on Sunday, October 21 at 1:30 pm. A presentation will be given in the St. Marianne Cope Hall located behind St. Peter’s Church at 83 E. Albany St. in Oswego. St. Marianne Cope served as the Mother Superior of the former St. Teresa Convent and principal of the former St. Peter’s Church Catholic School in Oswego in the 1860s. On October 21, 2012 she was canonized as a Saint in the Vatican. This year marks the 100th anniversary of her death in 1918.

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November 2018

Oswego County World War I Commemoration

November 18, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Oswego City Library, 120 E. 2nd St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Lecture Series – Sunday, November 18 at 1:30 pm Community Room - Oswego Public Library 120 E. Second Street, Oswego “Oswego County World War I Commemoration” Guest Speakers – Dan Allen, WW I Commemoration Coordinator & Mark Slosek, Oswego County Historian & WWI Commemoration Chairman

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December 2018

Victorian Christmas Holiday Open House

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Richardson Bates House Museum, 135 E. Third St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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The Richardson Bates House Museum Holiday Open House is Sunday December 2 from 1:00 to 5:00. Free Admission. Tour the lavish mansion decorated with wreaths, poinsettias  and a tree with toys from the Victorian period around its base.

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