Oswego /ɒsˈwiːɡoʊ/ is a city in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 18,142 at the 2010 census. Oswego is located on Lake Ontario in north-central New York and promotes itself as "The Port City of Central New York". It is the county seat of Oswego County. The city of Oswego is bordered by the towns of Oswego, Minetto, and Scriba to the west, south, and east, respectively, and by Lake Ontario to the north. Oswego Speedway is a nationally known automobile racing facility. The State University of New York at Oswego is located just outside the city on the lake. Oswego is the namesake for communities in Montana, Oregon, Illinois, and Kansas. Wikipedia
With a rich colonial history attached to it, Oswego tourism is burgeoning with rise in the number of history buffs. Once a celebrated British trading post, the Fort Oswego was then referred to as the “Fort of the Six Nations”. This fort was also used as a “safe haven” in terms of providing emergency refuge to victims of wars. Flashback tot today, Oswego is a town drenched in heritage, that is beautifully depicted in its attractions like Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Safe Haven Museum, H. Lee White Marine Museum, and the Richardson-Bates House Museum. Foodies have got to visit the Ontario Orchards for a one of its kind experience and awesome baked goodies, fresh garden produces and much more. The Breitbeck Park, Oswego Speedway and the Oswego railroad museum are worth a visit too. You can even take fishing charters’ tours here.
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