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Pulaski Historical Society 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


Pulaski Historical Society Museum

Other 3428 Maple Ave Pulaski NY 13142 Work Phone: 315-298-4650 Website:
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Located in the Village of Pulaski, this museum portrays the colorful industrial and agricultural heritage that grew from the village’s settlement on the Salmon River. The museum contains a fascinating collection of tools, equipment, manufactured products and other artifacts, as well as thousands of documents and archives including personal diaries, news clippings, letters, and other items. Hours: March, April, May, October and November: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June and September: Thursdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; July and August: Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and by appointment. Free admission.

Categories: Attractions, Family Fun, Museums