On November 4th 1862, The Bay State steamship left Oswego heading for Cleveland and Toledo. The ship never made it to it's final destination, it sank to the bottom of Lake Ontario during a terrible storm. In October of 2015, the ship saw the light of day once again.
The city of Oswego, overlooking Lake Ontario, is home to a very distinctive fort. Fort Ontario, first built in 1755 during the French and Indian War is best known for its star shape and now known for its haunting history.
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station Unit 1 automatically shut down at 9:15 a.m. today after a steam valve closed unexpectedly during testing. For those that don't know, this nuclear facility is located seven miles northeast of Oswego and 50 miles north of Syracuse.