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John Wells Pratt House Museum » Museums & Historical Sites

Oswego County and its residents have played a unique role in the history of New York State and America. Learn the legend of Silas Town, an American spy and Revolutionary War hero who helped turn the tide of the war, as well as the story of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. Hear stories of
the Fort Ontario Refugee Shelter, the only shelter in the United States for victims of war-torn Europe during World War II.

Throughout the county, you’ll discover that the Iroquois, French and British armies, the Oswego Canal, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on the pages of time. Explore this fascinating heritage in area museums, historic sites, cemeteries and local libraries. For more information, check out our Historical Guide.


Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario- Oswego


John Wells Pratt House Museum

Other 177 S. First St. Fulton NY 13069 Work Phone: 315-598-4616
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Biographical Info

The John Wells Pratt House Museum, maintained by the Friends of History in Fulton, NY, Inc., highlights the significant history of Fulton, a former mill town and prominent industrial center. Built in 1861, it features permanent and changing exhibits on Fulton’s history, industry, and people. The museum is open  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:00AM to 3:00PM from April to
December each year.
Also by appointment when arranged. Admission charged.

Categories: Attractions, Museums