The North Country Civil War Round Table, sponsored by the St Lawrence County Historical Association, is an informal discussion group that centers on the Civil War period. Each meeting focuses on a particular topic related to the Civil War and emphasizes the North Country's role in that turbulent era. The Round Table is free and open to the pubic and light refreshments will be served.
Round Table member Ron Day will discuss the early life of Depeyster-born Civil War General Newton Martin Curtis.
This CWRT will be held at the Stockholm Historical Organization space at the Stockholm Municipal Building, Route 11C, Winthrop. SLCHA trustee and founding member of the round table, Stan Maine will discuss the collection of letters written by Sgt. Edgar Crane, a Stockholm resident who served with the 60th NY Volunteer Infantry, Company A.
Round Table member Kenny Friedel will talk about his favorite subject - railroads!
Cassidy Percoco, Collections Manager and CWRT Coordinator
General Newton Martin Curtis
The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4 pm, Friday noon to 8 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.