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North Country Civil War Round Table

The North Country Civil War Round Table, sponsored by the St Lawrence County Historical Association, is an informal discussion group that centers on the Civil War period. Each meeting focuses on a particular topic related to the Civil War and emphasizes the North Country's role in that turbulent era. The Round Table is free and open to the pubic and light refreshments will be served.

  • Saturday, July 28 through Sunday, July 29 - Civil War Weekend

    Join us for the Civil War Weekend at Robert Moses State Park in Massena!

  • Sunday, September 23 - Dinner Meeting

    Derek Maxfield, Associate Professor of History at Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY will present "Civil War Ancestors in Peace and in Pieces", explolring the stories of his six great grandfathers who all served for the Union, three of them from St. Lawrence County

    Time, location, menu, cost TBA

  • Sunday, October 28, 2:00 PM - TBA
  • Sunday, November 18, 2:00 PM - TBA

Finding Aid

The SLCHA Archives has recently released a downloadable finding aid for Civil War information

Civil War Graves Project


Cassidy Percoco, Collections Manager and CWRT Coordinator

Officers of the First Minnesota Volunteers, 1862, by Mathew Brady

Officers of the First Minnesota Volunteersat Camp Stone, Virginia in 1862

Mathew Brady photo

The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 pm, Friday noon to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Admission to the museum is free; admission to the archives is free for members and children, $2.50 for college students, and $5 for the general public.The St Lawrence County Historical Association is located at 3 East Main Street, Canton. Parking is available in the back of the SLCHA, next to the museum's main entrance.

The St Lawrence County Historical Association is a membership organization open to anyone interested in St Lawrence County history. For more information, or to become a member, call the SLCHA at 315-386-8133 or e-mail. Exhibits and programs are made possible in part 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.