Campaign For the People of St Lawrence County

In February of 2019, the SLCHA Board of Trustees quietly launched the Campaign for the People of St Lawrence County, a three-year, $500,000 fund drive to increase our internal endowment, ensuring our long-term financial survivability. The Covid pandemic impeded the campaign for about three months in 2020. Recently, the SLCHA Board of Trustees opted to extend the campaign by one year, or until February 2023. We have raised $310,360 as of September 18, 2021. More information…

Early Lighting Exhibit Curated by Carlton Stickney new

Digitization by Lenore and Roger Zaunere

Browse lighting through the centuries.

Lighting Exhibit

Digital Exhibits

Spinning Wheel

Recently added: online exhibit of textile tools, curated by Stockholm Historian Carlton Stickney

Digitization by Lenore and Roger Zaunere

Revisiting Mystery Photos from the Past

These mystery photos from our archives appeared in recent issues of the Quarterly. Visit the Mystery Photos page

Composite image composed of several unidentified images

Our previous mystery photo, from Volume LXIV Number 2 has been identified!

We're Hiring!

The St. Lawrence County Historical Association is seeking an Archives/Collections Manager.

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Civil War Reenactment

In Memoriam

The members of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association mourn the loss of our dear Board of Trustees Officer and friend, Rita Goldberg. Rita contributed many years of unselfish and invaluable wisdom and skill to the Association from her vast academic experience and served on the Executive Committee as Treasurer.

Coming Events

  • Monday, November 15 through Saturday, February 26: Exhibits: "North Country Artists –1860 to 1930" AND "A Tribute to the Service Men and Women of St. Lawrence County"
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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.

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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 accredited by the American Alliance of Museums

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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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SLCHA is a Silver participant in Guidestar