Oswego County Historical Society was Awarded $10,000 for Display Case

July 8, 2024

The Oswego County Legislature awarded $10,000 in agency funding to the 
Oswego County Historical Society.

The funds have been used to help support the purchase of a display case for Dr. Mary Walker’s Congressional Medal of Honor.

Dr. Walker is an Oswego Town native and the only female recipient in history to receive this highest military decoration. 

The Medal of Honor can be viewed and is currently on display at the Richardson-Bates House Museum, 135 E. 3rd St., Oswego.

Historical Society Display case check presentation
Oswego, N.Y. – Oswego County Officials gathered to present $10,000.00, in special tourism and convention funds, to the Oswego County Historical Society, Tuesday, July 2, 2024. The funds helped purchase a display case for Dr. Mary Walker’s Congressional Medal of Honor. – Pictured from left to right is George Demass, Oswego Town Historical Society, Oswego County Legislators Paul Connolly, District 20, Mary Ellen Chesbro, District 10, and Members of the Oswego County Historical Society, Eva Corradino, Mary Kay Stone and Linda Ruddy.