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Books Wanted for SLCHA’s Used Book Bonanza

BooksAre you looking for a good home for your gently used books? Do you want to share with your neighbors some of the great stories that are collecting dust on your shelves? Do you need to make more space for books you haven’t gotten yet, but won’t be able to live without once you find them? Do you just need to lighten your load? If any of this sounds familiar, don’t worry, because the St. Lawrence County Historical Association can help you out of your predicament! Donate your books to the St Lawrence County Historical Association’s Used Book Bonanza. The Bonanza will be held at the historical association’s home, the Silas Wright House during St Lawrence County Dairy Festival Weekend, Friday, June 5th, noon-8 pm and Saturday, June 6th, 10 am-4 pm.


Cooper's Falls Mills, Abbott House, Gouverneur, and Crane Normal Institute are Featured Buildings in SLCHA Miniatures

Miniatures of Cooper's Falls Grist Mill and Blast Furnace, the Vasco P Abbott House in Gouverneur, and the Crane Normal Institute

The Cooper's Falls Grist Mill and Blast Furnace, the Vasco P Abbott House in Gouverneur, and the Crane Normal Institute, Potsdam, are the latest buildings to be reproduced in miniature by the St Lawrence County Historical Association. The buildings are part of a hand-painted, limited edition series which are produced in conjunction with artisans Glenn and Marty Pierce to recognize architecturally significant structures in St Lawrence County. The cost for a set of all three buildings is $30, while individual buildings are $12 each, with all proceeds benefiting the Historical Association. To order any of these buildings, or to inquire about other buildings in the series, please contact the St Lawrence County Historical Association, at 3 East Main Street, Canton, NY 13617, phone 315-386-8133 or email. More…

Song Featured

In the summer of 1876, just as the presidential campaign was getting under way, Cornelia McFalls of Gouverneur published a poem that was set to music by William F Sudds, also of Gouverneur, and soon became a popular campaign song. Hear the song at SLCHA's Quarterly page.

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