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Second Annual Fire Truck Muster Scheduled

OSWEGO, NY – Come to Oswego’s Historic Maritime District to see antique and modern fire and emergency equipment up close. On September 28 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., dozens of vehicles from across New York State, as well as Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts will be displayed along West First Street, from the Oswego Railroad Museum to the H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center.

This amazingly well-preserved 1841 wooden Hunneman hand pumper from the Sackets Harbor Volunteer Fire Department will be just one of the dozens of fire and emergency vehicles lining Oswego's West First Street, from the Oswego Railroad Museum to the H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center during the second Annual Fire Truck Muster on September 28.
This amazingly well-preserved 1841 wooden Hunneman hand pumper from the Sackets Harbor Volunteer Fire Department will be just one of the dozens of fire and emergency vehicles lining Oswego’s West First Street, from the Oswego Railroad Museum to the H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center during the second Annual Fire Truck Muster on September 28.

“The oldest vehicle coming will be an 1841 truck from Sackets Harbor,” Izzy Vosseller of the Railroad Museum said. “Older equipment includes a circa 1800 Wirt and Knox hose reel from Carthage, NY.”

Family activities also include the Oswego County Fire Safety Trailer, a flea market, food, music, bounce houses (fee charged) and viewing of antique cars from the Hannibal Country Cruizers.

In addition, the Railroad Museum will be featuring hundreds of die cast and model fire trucks, fire department history and memorabilia and movies. Admission is only $2/adult, $1/youth.

Among the dozens of fire and emergency vehicles coming to the Fire Truck Muster on September 28 will be this 1954 Ford Ward Lafrance from Sodus Point. Vehicles will range along the north end of Oswego's West First Street, from the Oswego Railroad Museum to the H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center.
Among the dozens of fire and emergency vehicles coming to the Fire Truck Muster on September 28 will be this 1954 Ford Ward Lafrance from Sodus Point. Vehicles will range along the north end of Oswego’s West First Street, from the Oswego Railroad Museum to the H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center.

The H. Lee White Marine Museum will be open at a reduced admission fee of $3/adult, free/youth.

No fee for most outdoor activities. Parking will be available on the West First Street Pier as well as on the corner of Lake Street, by the Coast Guard Station.

This event is in cooperation with Thousand Islands Hose Haulers and the city of Oswego.

For more information call 315-532-8691 or 315-342-0480; also go to hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, facebook.com/hlwmm or facebook.com/Oswego Valley Railroad Association and Museum.