You searched for City|State: oswego, ny
Showing results 1 to 10 of 41
The Oswego Harbor has attracted settlement since the first exploreres found the river to be a good access to interior resources. Since then activities have increased, but their focus has changed.
Recreational activities are no…
The LT-5 is an ocean going harbor tug, built in 1943 at the Jakobsen Shipyard. Oyster Bay, New York, specifically to serve in the European Invasion. Serving under the United States Army Transportation Corps, she was one of the many support vessels…
Dr, Mary Walker Born in Oswego Town, Walker was an assistant surgeon in the Civil War. She was the first woman honored with a Medal of Honor. 1832-1919.
Text on the east side of marker:
The O & W Railroad Promenade and Bikeway was constructed in 2000-2001 and is named for the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad which served Oswego from 1880 to 1957. The O & W, as it came to be known, was the…
Max Richardson lived in an era called the Victorian Period (when England's Queen Victoria ruled over the British Empire), when wealthy people were traveling to exotic places, collecting art and cultural artifacts, reading, and socializing.
New York, Ontario, & Western Station circa 1900. The passenger and freight office for the New York, Ontario, & Western Railroad, which was located on the corner of East Bridge Street and 3rd Streets. The train seen here, New York Central & Hudson …
Bountiful fur-bearing animals provided the foundation for a robust fur trading business between European explorers and the Native American inhabitants of the Oswego River corridor. The Native Americans camped and established seasonal trading posts…
Oswego was a strategic spot in many military campaigns. Control of the river, an important military route, changed many times. The loss of Oswego in August, 1756 was viewed as a triumph by the French and as a national misfortune by the English as …
The river access to the lake made Oswego a natural hub for commerce, as well as a place to transfer goods, travelers, and armies from river and land carriers to lake vessels. Many of the vessels were built here. Through the centuries the type of v…
Mary E Walker
Medal of Honor
Surgeon 52 Ohio Infantry
1832 - 1919