Oswego County WWI Veterans to be Honored at Ceremony Marking 100th Anniversary of Armistice

OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego County WWI Commemoration Project, (OWWICP), has worked with the county and City of Oswego, as well as local veterans’ organizations, to prepare special program at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 at Oswego County Veterans Memorial Park (West Linear Park along the river), to recognize the 132 servicemen from Oswego County who died in the war, and mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended it, said Dan Allen, spokesperson for OWWICP.

“A bronze plaque, commissioned by the Oswego County Legislature, with the names of the 132 Oswego County veterans who died in the war will be dedicated at this ceremony,” Allen said.

The ceremony will include remarks by Oswego City Historian, Mark Slosek, and guest speakers, Hon. William J. Barlow, mayor, City of Oswego; and Hon. Shane Broadwell, chairman, Oswego County Legislature. There will also be a performance of “God Bless America” by Oswego Girl Scout troops, and an echo “Taps” will be played by Emily and Corey King.