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NPSOswego, New York — The National Park Service invites public input on a special resource study focusing on Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York, which was a British and American military installation from the mid-18th century to the end of World War II.

Since 1946, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation has owned and managed the central fort complex known as Fort Ontario State Historic Site. The National Park Service’s special resource study will assess how cultural and natural resources associated with the fort’s long history meet criteria to be recommended for designation as a unit of the National Park System. A 60-day comment period runs through November 1, 2021.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, New York (August 20, 2021) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, in collaboration with the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) is pleased to announce the details of the upcoming jointly hosted Symposium to be held October 1-3 at the Museum.

The weekend-long Symposium is for people with a passion for boating and building boats, boat owners, and everyone in between.  This year’s Symposium offers sessions on flipping boats for bottom work, vacuum bagging, rebuilding a Scripps 302, and finishing Mosquito, a project boat for the last couple of Symposiums.

50th Annual Antique Boat Show & AuctionClayton, N.Y. – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, will host the longest, continuously running Antique Boat Show for the 57th year Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 8.

This year’s Show builds on the reimagined show held in 2020 which returned to the modest beginnings of ABM’s early days of parades and displays. ABM is excited to welcome more boats and motors of all makes, models, and age from across the United States back to our docks and campus as we celebrate the boating legacy of the 1000 Islands! …

Cars on display at the 2018 1000 Islands Concours d'EleganceClayton, N.Y. (June 14, 2021) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, invites you to join them for the return of the annual 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance on June 26th!  Returning for the tenth year in a modified format due to COVID-19, this year’s show features Sunbeams and Triumphs alongside cars of all makes and models.

LT-5 FlagsHistoric Tug Open for Tours June 5 and 6

Oswego, N.Y.  – The H. Lee White Maritime Museum will unite D-Day and World War II veterans with the museum’s U.S. Army Transport (USAT), LT-5, the last functional U.S. Army vessel that participated in the Normandy landings, at a commemorative event Sunday, June 6, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

The tug is owned by the Port of Oswego Authority and maintained by the museum. The H. Lee White Maritime Museum is located at 1 W. First St., Oswego, at the West First Street Pier overlooking Oswego Harbor.

Safe Haven ExhibitOswego, N.Y.  – Kevin Hill, president of the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum board of directors, announced today that the newly-renovated museum will open to visitors Memorial Day, May 31. The museum will be open for the 2021 season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week, until Labor Day.  

Located at 2 E. Seventh St., Oswego, the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum is dedicated to the stories of the 982 World War II European refugees who were allowed into the United States as “guests” of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The refugees lived at Fort Ontario from August 1944 to February 1946.

Quest for Speed ExhibitionClayton, NY (April 27, 2021) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, opens for the 2021 season on Saturday, May 1 and will remain open six days a week, 9 am-5 pm, through Columbus Day.  The Museum is closed Wednesdays.  After Columbus Day, the Museum will be open weekends, 9 am-5 pm, through October 31.  The Museum Store will also open Saturday, May 1 and admission is not required to shop the Store.

Boldt Castle_SpringVisit Two Hotels & Get a Portable Mini-Cooler Stuffed with Goodies for the Drive

Buffalo, NY (April 6, 2021) – The Harbor Hotel Collection features the Empire State Road Trip designed to showcase three of New York State’s most popular regions and all the fun stops in between. Formerly housebound couples, families and friends, will enjoy a one-of-a-kind mini-vacation that includes outdoor recreation, cultural attractions, alfresco dining, and stays at AAA Four Diamond waterfront hotels: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel on Chautauqua Lake, Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, located on Seneca Lake within the Finger Lakes, and 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River. All hotels have adopted enhanced cleaning procedures and protocols per CDC guidelines for safety.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, NY (January 14, 2021) – In light of the uncertainties caused by surging cases of COVID19 over the past few months, the Antique Boat Museum will be limiting roster sizes for this winter’s inperson session of The Captain School. Instructed once again by Captain Michael Gerviss, class will take place 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday beginning February 22nd and will conclude with testing on Saturday, March 6th. Online registration is now open on “The Captain School @ ABM” page under the Education dropdown menu at abm.org. Strict COVID-19 protocols, including a temperature check, questionnaire, social distancing and face coverings will be required for all students and instructors.

Diane Lorow - Otter Creek Rd GlenfieldWatertown, N.Y. -- Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is hosting an online auction December 3rd - December 10th.

All items in this auction are local to the Tug Hill region and donated by local businesses. To name a few: Sagamore and sail Luncheon Cruise in the Adirondack area, brunch at Tug Hill Vineyards, Ski lift tickets at Snow Ridge, Bed and Breakfast stays in Redfield and Sackets Harbor, gift cards to Tailwater Lodge, original artwork by local artists, and many more.

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