Due to the coronavirus / covid-19 situation, and out of an abundance of caution, St Lawrence County Historical Association is closed to the public from Tuesday, March 17 until the end of April. In the meantime, please continue to use our online resources. Check back here for updates.

During this time, these events are postponed or cancelled:

Campaign For the People of St Lawrence County

In February, 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. We have raised $269,445 as of February 12. More information…

Mystery Photo

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

Track team in a stadium

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

Coming Events

  • Tuesday, March 17 through Thursday, April 30:
    We are Closed to the Public Until the End of April
  • Thursday, April 16: Brown Bag Lunch - Postponed - Early Lighting with Carl Stickney, Stockholm Historian
  • Saturday, April 25: Cancelled - Antique & Artisan Fair
  • Sunday, April 26: Civil War Round Table - Postponed - Engineers in the Civil War with Roger Hutchinson (fourth Sunday)
  • Thursday, May 21, 12:00 PM: Brown Bag Lunch - Isaac Johnson: His Life and Career as a Stone Mason with Nolan Cool
  • More...

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SLCHA has recently revised its sponsorship levels. Please consider us in your giving plans.

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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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SLCHA is a Silver participant in Guidestar