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Brown Bag Lunch

  • Thursday, March 15 - The KKK in the North Country

    Bryan Thompson, historian for the town of DeKalb, will discuss the history of KKK activity in the northern reaches of New York.

  • Thursday, April 19 - Antique Textile Tools

    Carl Stickney, antiquarian and SLCHA board member, will discuss different types of antique tools used in textile-making. 

  • Thursday, May 17 - Horwood Stained Glass Windows

    David Martin will speak about the Horwood stained glass, following on from his popular Quarterly article.

  • Thursday, September 27 - Remington Festival
  • Thursday, October 18 - TBA
  • Thursday, November 15 - TBA

The SLCHA Brown Bag Lunch program is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

The Patricia Harrington Carson Brown Bag Lunch Series is a popular lunch time lecture series dedicated to the memory of Patricia Harrington Carson, who founded the series during her 24 years as a Trustee of the St Lawrence County Historical Association. Pat Carson was active on numerous SLCHA Committees, and was an article writer and an issue editor of the SLCHA’s history journal The Quarterly.

YouTube: Art Johnson talks about railroads, November 16, 2017

Northern Tribune headline, September 1926

Northern Tribune headline

September 15, 1926

Ingram defeats Klan-backed candidate

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.