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The 32nd Not So Silent Auction fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 5 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the American Foundry. As usual, there will be a wide variety of items offered for bid, from antique to modern, as well as a vast selection of gift certificates from Central NY businesses. A Live Auction of about 10 special items will be featured. and every ticket allows the bearer one free professional appraisal of an antique item. This…Find out more »
The Oswego County Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday May 20, 1:30 PM at the Oswego Public Library Community Room. All OCHS members and the general public are invited. Following the annual meeting, Robert Perkins, EdD, will give a presentation on the historic research that he did for his latest book: "Oswego's Legacy: Lost to the Ages." "Oswego Legacy" features a literal and visual look back at some of Oswego's major industries from 1870 – 1920. Perkins presents…Find out more »
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.
Reservations taken. Please call 315-343-1342.
A bus trip to Seneca Falls Historic Sites. An all inclusive, full day of tours with catered lunch. It will leave Oswego at 8 a.m. from the Fort Ontario State Historic Site parking lot at 1 E. Fourth St.. Returning at 4:30 p.m. $65 per person covering bus transportation, entrance fees, and a catered lunch at Parker's Grille. Stops will include: Women’s Rights National Park Museum Wesleyan Chapel site, where the First Women’s Right Convention was held in 1848 The…Find out more »
Don Gillespie's 16 by 20 inch painting shows one of the state's first bicycle races in action led by the famous "one armed rider" Dave Horton, in front of the historical Richardson-Bates House circa 1895.Find out more »
Oswego County Bicycles and Racing are celebrated at a new exhibit at the Richardson Bates House Museum. Don Gillespie, famous artist and Fulton NY native, donated his painting of an 1895 bicycle race that started in front of what is now the Richardson Bates House Museum. Gillespie's great-grandfather, William R. Shayes, was an early proponent of bicycle racing, and President of the Oswego Bicycling Club in the late 19th century. The Richardson and Bates families were also one of the…Find out more »
Games & Ice Cream on the Richardson-Bates House Museum Lawn. Nominal fee to play; prizes for the games. Some free family group games, like croquet.
Ice Cream Sundae $1
Free admission to the museum with a Picture Scavenger Hunt for kids and adults!
Justin White, Oswego County Historian, will lead a walking tour of the Montcalm Park Historic District. Starting at the NW corner of West 6th and Seneca Street in the City of Oswego, this walking lecture will include architecture, architects, historic significance, family histories of builders and occupants, and lots of interesting tidbits of Oswego history. The Montcalm Park Historic District was listed on the national Register of Historic Places in 2001. The centerpiece of the Montcalm Park Historic District is…Find out more »
Classic Movie Night FundraiserFind out more »