Salmon River International Sport Fishing 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

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Salmon River International Sport Fishing Museum

Other 3044 NYS Rte. 13 Altmar NY 13302 Work Phone: 315-298-3347
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Biographical Info

The Salmon River International Sport Fishing Museum is home to a collection of over 250,000 historic items originally on display at the Gladding Corporation’s Museum. Homemade antique fishing rods, rare lures, reels and tackle and a significant library of books, original watercolors, and historic prints are included in the collection. Open seasonally and maintained by the Pulaski-Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce.

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