Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort Ontario State Historic Site
Native American raids throughout
New York and the starting point of
General St. Leger’s aborted 1777 invasion.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Erected by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 43° 28.098′ N, 76° 30.424′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is on E 4th Street. Marker is located near the Fort Ontario Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego NY 13126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Invasion (here, next to this marker); Holocaust Survivors (within shouting distance of this marker); 12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Post Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriots Monument (about 300 feet away); Those Buried At Fort Ontario From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America (about 400 feet away); Fort Ontario (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
Also see . . . Fort Ontario State Historic Site. NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website entry (Submitted on December 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 31, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.