Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dr. Mary Walker
Born in Oswego Town, Walker
was an assistant surgeon in
the Civil War. She was the
first woman honored with a
Medal of Honor. 1832-1919.
Erected by New York State, George E. Pataki, Governor.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 43° 27.307′ N, 76° 32.592′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Memorial is on Rudolph Road, ¼ mile west of Sheldon Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the SUNY Oswego campus at the Walker Health Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Rudolph Road, Oswego NY 13126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort George (approx. 1.2 miles away); Oswego West Side Forts (approx. 1.3 miles away); Open Water = Winter Birds (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wreck of the David W. Mills Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oswego Harbor (approx. 1½ miles away); LT-5 TUG (approx. 1½ miles away); Fort Oswego (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
Regarding Dr. Mary Walker. A different Dr. Mary Walker marker in the HMdb pertaining to her nearby birthplace has links and more information.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 2. submitted on October 25, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 24, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.