Founded in 1896, the historical society has preserved and promoted the history of the greater Oswego community for over a century. In 1946, the historical society received a generous gift of a historic 19th century Italian Villa to serve as the permanent headquarters for a public museum. Since that time the society has owned and operated the magnificent Richardson-Bates House Museum.
SUNY Oswego enrolls more than 8,000 students, some 7,000 of them full-time undergraduates. Around 4,400 students live on campus among the college's 13 residence halls and communities. Overall, Oswego's lakeside campus stretches for almost 700 acres and includes 58 buildings.
Wright’s Landing Marina can provide for the needs of any boater, from the fisherman to the casual sailor. The marina offers boaters a variety of facilities: a pump out station, a one-ton boat hoist, picnic areas, restrooms and showers, a fish cleaning station, and fishing licenses are all available.