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County Historian

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Oswego County Historian
Contact: Justin White
Home 384 E. River Rd. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-349-8460
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City Historians

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City of Fulton Historian
Contact: Peter Palmer
Work 141 S. 1st St. Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-592-2557
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City of Oswego Historian
Contact: Mark Slosek
Work 13 W. Oneida St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-8163
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Town Historians

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Town of Albion Historian
Contact: Florence Gardner
Work 312 Bridge St. Altmar NY 13132 Work Phone: 315-298-5723 Work Fax: 315-298-5545
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Town of Amboy Historian
Contact: Tim Kelley
Work 111 Sandy Point Dr. Bernhards Bay NY 13028 Work Phone: 315-410-7734 Work Fax: 315-964-1100
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Town of Boylston Historian
Contact: Marcy Newman
Work 184 Co. Rte. 13 Lacona NY 13083 Work Phone: 315-387-5458 Work Fax: 315-387-2320
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Town of Constantia Historian
Contact: Peg Peck
Work 17 Peck Dr. Constantia NY 13044 Work Phone: 315-623-9618 Work Fax: 315-623-7713
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Town of Granby Historian
Contact: Jacob Summerville
Work 820 Co. Rte. 8 Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-6500 Work Fax: 315-592-9270
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Town of Hannibal Historian
Contact: Dawn Combes
Work 824 Co. Rte. 34, Drawer B Hannibal NY 13074 Work Phone: 315-564-6037 ext. 33 Work Fax: 315-564-7379
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Town of Hastings Historian
Contact: Heather Stevens
Work 1134 US-11 Central Square NY 13036 Work Phone: 315-676-2682
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Town of Mexico Historian
Contact: Judy Greenway
Work 503 Stone Rd. Mexico NY 13114 Work Phone: 315-963-7633 Work Phone: 315-963-8054 Work Fax: 315-963-8806
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Town of Minetto Historian
Contact: Cathy Mulcahey
Work P.O. Box 220 Minetto NY 13115 Work Phone: 315-343-2393 Work Fax: 315-342-4421
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Town of New Haven Historian
Contact: Marie Strong
Work PO Box 141 New Haven NY 13121 Work Phone: 315-963-3900 ext. 7 Work Fax: 315-963-7231
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Town of Orwell Historian
Contact: Rose Graham
Work PO Box 162 Orwell NY 13426 Work Phone: 315-298-2070 Work Fax: 315-298-4705
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Town of Oswego Historian
Contact: George DeMass
Work 199 DeMass Rd. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-420-0000 Work Fax: 315-343-4414
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Town of Palermo
Contact: Dawn Bristol
Work 53 Co. Rte. 35 Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-593-2333 Work Fax: 315-598-2075
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Town of Parish Historian
Contact: M. Bridget Schwartz
Work 2894 W. Main St. P.O. Box 195 Parish NY 13131 Work Phone: 315-625-7833 Work Fax: 315-625-4791
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Town of Redfield
Contact: Elizabeth Grant
Work 722 Co. Rt. 47 Redfield NY 13437 Work Phone: 315-599-7735

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By appointment. No Sundays.

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Town of Richland Historian
Contact: Shawn P. Doyle
Work 1 Bridge St. Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-298-5174 Work Fax: 315-298-7348
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Town of Sandy Creek
Contact: Vacant
Work P.O. Box 52 Sandy Creek NY 13145 Work Phone: 315-387-5456, ext. 7 Work Fax: 315-387-2702

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Office Hours:  Fridays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Town of Schroeppel Historian
Contact: Barbara Dix
Work 69 Co. Rt. 57A Phoenix NY 13135 Work Phone: 315-695-6641 Work Fax: 315-695-3231
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Town of Scriba Historian
Contact: Charles Young
Work 42 Creamery Rd. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-6420 Work Fax: 315-343-9087
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Town of Volney
Contact: Florence McDougall
Work 1445 Co. Rt. 6 Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-3817 Work Fax: 315-598-6839
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Town of West Monroe Historian
Contact: Vacant
Work West Monroe Historical Society 2355 NYS-49 West Monroe NY 13167 Work Phone: 315-676-7414
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Town of Williamstown Historian
Contact: Glenna Gorski
Work P.O. Box 54 Williamstown NY 13493 Work Phone: 315-964-2393
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Village Historians

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Village of Central Square Historian
Contact: Heather Stevens
Home 435 Deer Run Dr. Central Square NY 13036 Home Phone: 315-676-2682 Work Fax: 315-668-7037 Website: www.villageofcentralsquare-ny.us
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Village of Cleveland Historian
Contact: Joni Hinds
Work 32 Clay St. Cleveland NY 13042 Work Phone: 315-675-8611 Work Fax: 315-675-3986 Website: villageofcleveland-ny.us
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Village of Hannibal Historian
Contact: Lowell Newvine
Home 824 Co. Rt. 34 Hannibal NY 13074 Home Phone: 315-564-6037 Work Fax: 315-564-7379
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Village of Mexico Historian
Contact: Judy Greenway
Home 64 S. Jefferson St. Mexico NY 13114 Home Phone: 315-963-7633 Work Fax: 315-963-8806 Website: www. mexicony.net
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Village of Parish Historian
Contact: Mary Swartz
Home 2894 W. Main St., PO Box 195 Parish NY 13131 Home Phone: 315-625-7833 Work Fax: 315-625-4791 Website: www.villageofparish-ny.us
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Village of Phoenix Historian
Contact: Barbara Dix
Home 455 Main St. Phoenix NY 13135 Home Phone: 315-695-2484 Work Fax: 315-695-3311 Website: www.villageofphoenix-ny.gov
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Village of Pulaski Historian
Contact: Shawn P. Doyle
Home 85 Lake St. Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-602-6388 Website: www.villagepulaski.org
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Historical Societies

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Agricultural Society of Oswego County
Contact: Carol Sweeney
Work PO Box 60 Sandy Creek NY 13145 Website: www.oswegocountyfair.com
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Amboy Historical Society
Contact: Ed Lescenski
Work 2167 Co. Rte. 23 Williamstown NY 13493 Work Phone: (315) 532-2974
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Central Square Community Historical Society
Work 3125 East Ave. Central Square NY 13036 Work Phone: 315-676-2682
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Cleveland Historical Society
Work North Street Rd. Cleveland NY 13042
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Fort Brewerton Historical Society
Work 9 NYS Rte. 11 Brewerton NY 13029 Work Phone: 315-676-3042
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Fulton Friends of History
Home 177 S. 1st St., P.O. Box 157 Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-4616 Website: www.pratthousemuseum.org
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Half-Shire Historical Society
Work P.O. Box 73 Richland NY 13144 Work Phone: 315-298-2986 Website: halfshire.org/
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Hannibal Historical Society
Work Hannibal Community Center Oswego St. Hannibal NY 13074
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Heritage Foundation of Oswego County, Inc.
Work 143 W. 3rd St. PO Box 405 Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-342-3354

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Citizen group dedicated to the preservation of historical and architectural landmarks of Oswego County.

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Mexico Historical Society
Work P.O. Box 331 Mexico NY 13114 Work Phone: 315-963-8452
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Minetto History Buffs
Contact: Cathy Mulcahey
Work 6 Community Dr. PO Box 220 Minetto NY 13115 Work Phone: 315-343-2393 Website: www.townofminetto.net/history.shtml
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New Haven Township
Contact: Marie Strong
Work P.O. Box 52 New Haven NY 13121 Work Phone: 315-963-8756 Website: www.newhavenny.com/our-history.html
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Oswego County Historical Society
Contact: Mary Kay Stone
Work 135 E. 3rd St. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-1342 Website: www.rbhousemuseum.org
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Oswego Town Historical Society
Contact: George DeMass
Work 2320 Co. Rte. 7 Oswego NY 13126 Cell Phone: 315-420-0000 Website: www.townofoswego.com/historical.html
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Parish Historical Society
Contact: Evelyn Stelmashuck
Work P. O. Box 145 Parish NY 13131 Work Phone: 315-625-7262
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Pulaski Historical Society
Work 3428 Maple Ave. P.O. Box 721 Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-298-4650 Website: www.pulaskihistoricalsociety.org
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Sandy Creek, NY History Center
Work 1992 Harwood Dr. PO Box 52 Sandy Creek NY 13145 Work Phone: 315-387-5456 x7 Website: www.sandycreeknyhistory.com
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Schroeppel Historical Society
Contact: Barbara Dix
Work 486 Main St. Phoenix NY 13135 Work Phone: 315-695-6880

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Features history of the Town of Schroeppel and Village of Phoenix including the Oswego Canal. Open Saturday afternoons from 1-4 pm during June, July and August.

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Scriba Historical Society
Contact: Charles Young
Work 42 Creamery Rd. Oswego NY 13126 Work Phone: 315-343-3375 Website: www.scribahistoricalsociety.org
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Town of Volney History
Work 1445 Co. Rte. 6 Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-3817 Website: www.townofvolney.com/history
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West Monroe Historical Society
Work 2355 NYS Rte. 49 P.O. Box 53 Central Square NY 13036 Work Phone: 315-676-7414 Website: nyheritage.org/contributors/west-monroe-historical-society

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Housed in the former West Monroe Grange, the museum contains a collection of locally-produced stoneware, a complete 1940s kitchen, and a large variety of items and photographs centered around West Monroe and communities on the north shore of Oneida Lake. Special exhibits and materials for genealogical research. The society is open from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and by appointment.

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Williamstown N.Y. Historical Society
Contact: Glenna Gorski
Work P.O. Box 218 Williamstown NY 13493 Work Phone: 315-964-2393 Website: history.rays-place.com/ny/williamstown.htm
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