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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."Find out more »
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.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.
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.Find out more »
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!
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—TBAFind out more »
Classic Movie Night at the historic Oswego Cinema. Film Noir thriller: "Strangers on a Train"
Fundraiser for the Richardson Bates House Museum
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.Find out more »
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 ChairmanFind out more »