The Richardson Bates House Museum Holiday Open House is Sunday December 1 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.
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!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.”
The Not So Silent Auction Fundraiser! Silent Auction, Live Auction and Chinese Auctions of Baskets.
The Oswego County Historical Society will host the 31st Annual “Not So Silent Auction” from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 6 at The American Foundry at 246 W. Seneca St. in Oswego. Tickets are $20 and will be available for purchase in advance from committee members and at the door the day of the event. […]