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Genealogy Workshops to be Held in March and April

Have you ever wanted to learn more about your ancestors? Are you just curious about genealogy in general? St Lawrence County Historical Association is pleased to announce a series of genealogy workshops for beginners to be held this spring.

On four consecutive Saturdays – March 30, and April 6, 13, and 20 – from 10 am to noon, members of the St Lawrence County Historical Association and the St Lawrence Valley Genealogical Society, who are experienced genealogical researchers, will present information covering all the basics to allow you to trace your family history. More…

Quilt Raffle to be held

Raffle tickets for a chance on this colorful quilt are $1 each, six chances for $5, or twelve chances for $10. Tickets are available at the St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House during open hours. Raffle tickets will also be available the day of the show at McKenney Middle School.

Room for Vendors at SLCHA's 29th Annual Show

A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St Lawrence County Historical Association’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. If you have antiques or handmade crafts to sell, there is still time to register for booth space at this not-to-be missed show and sale. Tables are available for rental, but vendors can also bring their own.

Silence is Golden: Silent Auction Items Sought

Looking for a good home for an antique or collectible that you are ready to part with? Consider making a donation to the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s silent auction, which is just one part of the SLCHA’s 29th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale on Saturday, April 27th from 10 am to 4 pm at Canton’s McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street.


Mystery Photo

This mystery photo from our archives appeared in the current issue of the Quarterly. If you know anything about it, please email us.

Horse and cutter in front of a house

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The St Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) is a not-for-profit membership organization and museum which serves as an educational resource for the use and benefit of the citizens of St Lawrence County and others interested in the County's history and traditions. The Association collects and preserves archival material and artifacts pertinent to the County's history. In cooperation and collaboration with other local organizations, the Association promotes an understanding of and appreciation for the County's rich history through publications, exhibits, and programs. The SLCHA operates within museum standards established by the American Alliance of Museums.


SLCHA is a member of the St Lawrence International Partnership, a group of museums along the St Lawrence River in the US and Canada.

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The Silas Wright House Museum is accreditated by the American Alliance of Museums


This website is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

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