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Oswego County Historical to Host Lecture June 1st on the History of Oswego Captains, Sailors & Ships

May 22, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

The Oswego County Historical Society will host the third lecture of the 2014 series on Sunday, June 1st at 1:30 pm at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E, Third St., Oswego. A PowerPoint program entitled Oswego, N.Y. - The Oswego County Historical Society will host the third lecture of the 2014 series on Sunday, June 1st at 1:30 p.m. at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St., Oswego. A program entitled "O'Captain! My Captain!: Stories of Men and Ships" will be presented by Dr. Robert Perkins, author of the recently-published book of the same name. The event is free and open to the public.

Paddlers to ‘Rock the Locks’ on Oswego River Canal June 21

May 16, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Rock the Locks PaddlefestEnter for a Chance to Win $800 Kayak Package

Oswego, N.Y. - Paddlers of all ages and abilities have a chance to paddle the locks on the Oswego River Canal Saturday, June 21, in the Oswego "Rock the Locks" Paddlefest. The event encourages kayakers and canoeists to enjoy and appreciate the unique beauty of the historic Oswego River, followed by food and music along the canal in Oswego.

"Paddlers can choose to do the full 10.3-mile course from Fulton to Oswego, or a shorter 4.2-mile course from Minetto to Oswego," said Jake Mulcahey, Paddlefest chairman. "Paddlefest is designed to be a fun, community event. A portion of the money raised will be donated to the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau for activities that support youth and families in Oswego County."

H. Lee White Marine Museum Celebrates Seasonal Opening of the Vessels May 17-18

May 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

H. Lee White Marine Museum. - LT-5Oswego, N.Y. - The H. Lee White Marine Museum is gearing up for an exciting season full of events, new exhibits and even the first Lake Ontario CNY Lighthouse Challenge. The museum will open its vessels on May 17 in celebration of the new season. There will be free admission to explore the museum as well as tour the historic vessels, the LT-5 and Derrick Boat 8. The H. Lee White Marine Museum is located at Oswego's West First Street Pier.

15th North Country Quilt Show Set for June 6-8, 2014 in Clayton

May 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

North Country Quilting GuildClayton, N.Y. - The North Country Quilting Guild will present its 15th Biennial Quilt Show with more than 300 quilts on exhibit June 6-8, 2014 at Cerow Recreation Park Arena, 615 East Line Road, Clayton, NY. Show hours are 10am-6pm Friday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Admission is $7. The North Country Quilting Guild Quilt Show features quilted works of all sizes, types, and patterns; demonstrations; a raffle quilt drawing; and a Caring and Sharing table highlighting the charitable work of the Guild in support of the North Country Children's Home and Jefferson County Women's Shelter.

Fourth Annual Symposium Focuses on Many Aspects of the War of 1812

Apr 1, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

w1812-soldiers-jmeacham-sharman-nov09-019.jpgOswego, N.Y. - Come to the fourth annual Oswego War of 1812 Symposium next weekend at the Lake Ontario Conference and Event Center on East First Street in Oswego. Hear true stories about the war along the New York-Canadian border from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 6. The event opens on Friday, April 4 with a student presentation competition, a ...

Sandy Creek Fairgrounds will Host Balloon Festival June 6 – 8

Mar 19, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Sandy Creek Balloon Festival – Balloon pilots Peter and Scott Griswold will bring a variety of hot air balloons to the Sandy Creek Fairgrounds June 6, 7 and 8 for the Oswego County Balloon Festival. The event features balloon rides, a petting zoo, and plenty of music all weekend long. The festival is sponsored by All Over Events. For information visit https://www.facebook.com/OswegoCountyBalloonFestivalSandy Creek, N.Y. - Hot air balloons will take to the skies over the Sandy Creek Fairgrounds and there will be plenty of action on solid ground with music, a petting zoo, crafts and vendors June 6, 7 and 8 at the Oswego County Balloon Festival. The event opens at 3 p.m. Friday, June 6, and closes with music by Frostbit Blue Sunday night, June 8. At least ten hot balloons in a variety of styles ...

SUNY Oswego Student Writing Contest and Presentations on War of 1812 Taking Place April 4-6

Mar 5, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Graduate student Jon Zella, dressed as a 3rd Artilleryman at Fort Ontario in 1814Students are Encouraged to Compete with Their Knowledge on War of 1812 Oswego, N.Y. - The fourth annual Oswego War of 1812 Symposium will be held from Friday, April 4 to Sunday, April 6. The symposium will be held at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego. This will be the first symposium where SUNY Oswego students are encouraged to participate in the War of ...

Distinguished Canadian Historian Team will Share Perspectives at Oswego 1812 Symposium

Feb 4, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

1812-graves.jpgOswego, N.Y.  - Audiences will have the opportunity to hear two of Canada's foremost historians, author Dianne Graves and her husband, military historian Donald E. Graves, speak about civilian life during the War of 1812 and the British assault of Fort Erie at the Oswego War of 1812 Symposium Saturday, April 5. The fourth annual symposium takes place April 4, 5 and 6 at the Lake Ontario Event and ...

Symposium Explores Amphibious Warfare and Military Archeology

Jan 31, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

timothy-abel.jpgOswego, N.Y. - Come to the Lake Ontario Conference and Event Center on East First Street in Oswego for a compelling series of lectures and exhibits about the War of 1812 along the New York-Canadian Frontier. The symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 6. The symposium opens with a student presentation competition, a meet-and-greet social ...

Mark Your Calendars for the Oswego War of 1812 Symposium

Jan 21, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Dr. Timothy Abel, historian and adjunct professor of anthropology at Jefferson Community College and SUNY Canton, returns to the Oswego War of 1812 Symposium with a presentation about the archaeology of Col. Pike’s Cantonment. He is pictured here during an active discussion with a curious audience from last year’s event.Oswego, N.Y. - The Oswego War of 1812 Symposium returns to the Port City for its fourth year. Once again, it includes a full commemoration weekend of this historic war that secured America's independence and earned the young nation worldwide respect. The event runs from Friday, April 4 to Sunday, April 6 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego. Fort Ontario ...
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