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Civil War Weekend

Yanks and Johnny Rebs will be at it again during the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s annual Civil War Reenactment Weekend at the St Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum, Madrid. The sights and sounds of the Civil War will fill the air at the 19th annual Civil War Reenactment, Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26.

The SLCHA Gift Shop is a great way to take some Civil War history home with books like Young Heroes of the Civil War and Gallantry in the Field: Potsdam and the Civil War. SLCHA members receive a 10% discount on most items in the Gift Shop.

Civil War reenactors line up for pay

Civil War reenactors line up for pay at 2017's Encampment

The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Friday 10 am to 6 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.