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North Country Civil War Round Table

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.

  • Sunday, January 29, 2:00 PM - Novels of the Civil War (Jan Wojcik)
  • Sunday, February 26, 2:00 PM - Civil War Homecoming Stories (Charlie Shene)
  • Sunday, March 26, 2:00 PM - TBA
  • Sunday, April 30, 2:00 PM - A Soldier's Letter Home (Dallas Robinson)
  • Sunday, May 21, 2:00 PM - Blacksmithing & Trades During the Civil War (Marty Snye)
  • Sunday, September 24, 2:00 PM - TBA
  • Sunday, October 29, 2:00 PM - TBA
  • Sunday, November 19, 2:00 PM - TBA
  • Sunday, November 19, 2:00 PM - TBA

Finding Aid

The SLCHA Archives has recently released a downloadable finding aid for Civil War information

Civil War Graves Project


Cassidy Percoco, Collections Manager and CWRT Coordinator

Civil War-era train on a trestle - Mathew Brady photo

Cars of U.S. Military R. R., and bridge built by Soldiers. Orange and Alexandria R. R.


Mathew Brady

From National Archives

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.