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Silence is Golden: Silent Auction Items Sought for SLCHA annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale

Willow Pattern PlateLooking for a good home for an antique or collectible that you are ready to part with? Consider making a donation to the St Lawrence County Historical Association's silent auction, which is just one part of the SLCHA's 26th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale on Saturday, April 22 from 10 am to 4 pm at Canton's McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street.

Suggested donations for the silent auction include collectibles, antiques (including furniture), glassware, prints, tools, paintings, stoneware, primitives, pottery, linens, lamps, candle holders, maps, books and documents. Donations may be dropped off by April 8 at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main Street, Canton during regular open hours from noon to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 8 pm on Friday.

In addition to the silent auction, the show will feature vendors from all across the North Country with a wide variety of beautiful, interesting and unique items, a quilt raffle, and a gourmet luncheon with all proceeds benefitting the St Lawrence County Historical Association.

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.