Washington Square Historic District (Oswego, New York)

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Washington Square Historic District
Washington Square Historic District (Oswego, New York) is located in New York
Washington Square Historic District (Oswego, New York)
Washington Square Historic District (Oswego, New York) is located in the US
Washington Square Historic District (Oswego, New York)
Location E. 4th St., E. Oneida St., E. 3rd St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates 43°27′25.62″N 76°30′15.78″W / 43.4571167°N 76.5043833°W / 43.4571167; -76.5043833Coordinates: 43°27′25.62″N 76°30′15.78″W / 43.4571167°N 76.5043833°W / 43.4571167; -76.5043833
Area 16.94 acres (6.86 ha)
Built 1797
NRHP Reference # 09001270[1]
Added to NRHP December 25, 2009

Washington Square Historic District is a national historic district located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It includes 39 contributing buildings, one contributing structure, and one contributing site. It encompasses the historic civic and religious center on the east side of the city. There are 37 residences, four churches, a synagogue, a public green, the county office building and County Courthouse, and a former railroad tunnel. Located within the district are the separately listed Hamilton and Rhoda Littlefield House, Richardson-Bates House, Oswego City Library and Oswego County Courthouse. Washington Park was laid out in 1797 when the city of Oswego was laid out.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 1/25/10 THROUGH 1/29/10. National Park Service. 2010-02-05. 
  2. ^ Anthony Opalka (July 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Washington Square Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-09-18.  See also: "Accompanying 17 photos".