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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 »
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.Find out more »
The Annual Meeting of the Oswego County Historical Society including a presentation of the Anniversary Celebrations of 2021.Find out more »
The Landmark Lawn Sale is the main fundraiser for the Museum. Gift Certificates and items donated by local businesses and individuals will be sold at fixed prices. There will be a variety of antiques and collectibles, including some small furniture and antique books. August 7 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on the south lawn of the Richardson Bates House Museum.Find out more »
"Honoring and Remembering the Remarkable Pioneers & Founders of the Oswego County Historical Society & Richardson-Bates House Museum" ou are cordially invited to a presentation from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday September 25 in the Community Room at the Oswego Public Library, 120 E. 2nd St. in Oswego. Justin White, Oswego County Historian, will present: “Honoring and Remembering the Remarkable Pioneers & Founders of the Oswego County Historical Society & Richardson-Bates House Museum.” We are celebrating the 125th…Find out more »
Join us as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Oswego Theater, with a classic movie that opened in 1941, the same year! The movie "The Maltese Falcon" will be shown at 7:00 on Thursday October 14, 2021. Extras include a short "newsreel" before the movie, door prizes, discount coupons for popcorn and historic displays. Purchase your tickets at Port City Copy Center, 135 W Third St (right off of W. Bridge), at the Oswego Cinema Theater or by calling…Find out more »