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Bicentennial of Oswego County

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Happy 200 Years Oswego County!

Established in 1816 through an act of the New York State Legislature, Oswego County occupies 968 square miles of land on the southeastern shore of Lake Ontario. Rich in natural beauty, the county offers excellent business, educational, and recreational opportunities.

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History of Oswego County
Oswego County Cemetery Tours and Listings 
Museums and Historic Sites
Underground Railroad Information
Explore the Great Outdoors
1877 Book History of Oswego County


Bicentennial Main Events

Additional Local Events- Bicentennial Events 2016

The Winner’s for the Bicentennial Photo Contest are…

A look back at the Oswego County Fair


Oswego County Throwback Thursday Album

Every Thursday look for a new #TBT photo on the Oswego County Government Facebook Page. Click here to view. 



Bicentennial History Moments

Oswego County Celebrates 200 Years of History

Remembering Our Founding Fathers

Commemorating Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Movement