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. As of November 1, we have raised $261,445. More information…


Spinning Wheels and Textile Tools

Through December 15: Curator Carl Stickney, Stockholm Town Historian and member of the SLCHA Board of Trustees. This exhibit features nine rare spinning wheels and a plethora of textile tools dating from the late 18th century to circa 1930s, including five yarn winders.

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. There are names handwritten on the uniforms. To view a much larger copy of the image (jpg, 5MB), click or tap on the link.

Track team in a stadium

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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


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