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Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America

 
 
From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
1. From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker
Inscription.
This hearth is dedicated to the women and children of all races who lived and died on the colonial frontier. It was built by their grateful descendants in the bicentennial year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy Six.
Where they walked, the United States of America began.

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 43° 28.109′ N, 76° 30.334′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker can be reached from E 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Fort Ontario Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego NY 13126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Those Buried At Fort Ontario (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Post Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); 12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); British Invasion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Ontario State Historic Site (about 400 feet away); Holocaust Survivors (about 500 feet away); African Troops at Fort Ontario (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
2. From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker
From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
3. From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America Marker
The Hearth of America image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
4. The Hearth of America
Marker at the Fort Ontario Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
5. Marker at the Fort Ontario Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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