St Lawrence County Historical Association

Archives Information


The Research Room is open noon to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 8 pm on Friday, and by appointment.


Our association, a county historical association, is a not-for-profit organization that researches, collects, preserves and interprets St Lawrence County History. Among our resources for genealogical research are a surname card index, family files, cemetery records, directories, county and town histories, old maps, a local genealogy database and reference books. Our town files can also be searched for information on subjects not related to genealogy, such as business and industry, education, religious institutions, etc. For further information please refer to this description of archives resources.

If you are unable to visit the Research Room yourself, and are interested in having us conduct some research for you, the following fees apply:

Please note that we are a privately run group and do not have access to records, such as vital statistics, probate, land and tax records. For research beyond our resources we may be able to refer you to a private researcher to do these tasks.

Because of the enormous volume of requests we receive and our limited number of researchers, some requests may take months to be answered. Please be patient and we will do our best to fulfill your research request as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Revised March 2015

JeanMarie Martello is SLCHA's Archives ManagerJeanMarie Martello is the Archives Manager. She started working in the archives in late October of 2002. She does research fulfilling requests for information, helps people who come in to do historical or genealogical research, and maintains the archives.

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