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Brown Bag Lunch

  • Thursday, January 21 - Waddington Underwater

    Rick Rutkowski, speaker

  • Thursday, February 18 - Oral History

    Tom French, speaker

  • Thursday, March 17 - Last Czar of Russia

     Terry Niles, speaker

  • Thursday, April 21 - Civil War and the Home Front

    Lucien Plante, speaker

  • Thursday, May 19 - Clifton History

    Mark Friden, speaker

  • The SLCHA Brown Bag Lunch program is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

    The Patricia Harrington Carson Brown Bag Lunch Series is a popular lunch time lecture series dedicated to the memory of Patricia Harrington Carson, who founded the series during her 24 years as a Trustee of the St Lawrence County Historical Association. Pat Carson was active on numerous SLCHA Committees, and was an article writer and an issue editor of the SLCHA’s history journal The Quarterly.

    Ethel Franklin Betts illustration

    An illustration by Ethel Franklin Betts for James Whitcomb Riley's story Little Orphant Annie (1908).

    From Wikimedia Commons


    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.