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“Great history here”

Fort Ontario State Historic Site
Ranked #2 of 22 things to do in Oswego
Certificate of Excellence
massachusetts
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Great history here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

Self guided tour is well documented. Site staff super helpful. WWII history as interesting as the early battle sites.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Gatineau, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good fort”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

Very informative exhibits on the fort and its garrisons as well as its significance. Best views of Oswego area from the fort.

Visited July 2013
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Oswego, New York
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90 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“great spot for history buffs!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

I grew up here in Oswego and have always enjoyed seasonal re-enactments here at the fort. Harborfest weekend is a great time to check it out. ( the last week-end in July) . Oswego features many different venues at this time. But there are many events that are happening throughout the summer and fall.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Maryann A
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Oswego, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice piece of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

I grew up in Oswego and Fort Ontario was always nice to visit because of the history behind it. No matter how many times you went there, it was always an interesting visit. It even said to be haunted which would be an interesting visit for people who believe in the paranormal.

Visited May 2013
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Oswego, New York
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“a very historical site”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Fort Ontario's site is very rich in early American history. From the French and Indian War period to revolutionary and civil war period.
great site for family.

Visited July 2013
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