Oswego City Library

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Oswego City Library
Oswego City Library, East Second & East Oneida Streets, Oswego (Oswego County, New York).jpg
Oswego City Library, 1966-1967
Oswego City Library is located in New York
Oswego City Library
Oswego City Library is located in the US
Oswego City Library
Location 120 E. 2nd St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates 43°27′24″N 76°30′25″W / 43.45667°N 76.50694°W / 43.45667; -76.50694Coordinates: 43°27′24″N 76°30′25″W / 43.45667°N 76.50694°W / 43.45667; -76.50694
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1855
Architect Hewes & Rose
Architectural style Castellated
NRHP Reference # 71000554[1]
Added to NRHP September 22, 1971

Oswego City Library is a historic library building located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It was built about 1855 and is a two story brick structure over a full basement. It features a distinctive catellated style with exterior battlements, machicolations, tower, turrets, corbels, and arcaded windows. It was a gift from Gerrit Smith, who gave $25,000 for the building construction and $5,000 for books.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

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