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second saturday

  • Saturday, October 10 - All About Apples

    Learn about the many uses of apples - cider, sauce, dried, etc. and make an apple tart-to-go!

  • Saturday, November 14 - Turkey Day

    Learn about "Turkey Day" in the North Country - not Thanksgiving, but the day when local poultry raisers brought their turkeys to market. 

  • Saturday, December 12 - Adirondack Santa
  • Saturday, January 9 - Ice, Ice Baby

     Ice castles, ice sculptures, ice harvesting

  • Saturday, February 13 - Winter Weather

     Children's Blizzard 1880s, Blizzard of 1977, Ice Storms of 1940s & 1998

  • Saturday, March 12 - Inventions

    North Country and other fun inventions - refrigerated box car, Lifesavers candy, chocolate chip cookies, etc. 

  • Saturday, April 9 - One-Room Schools

    Learn what it was like to attend a one-room school.

  • Saturday, May 14 - The Roarin' 20s

     Learn about the music, dances, and clothing that characterized this era.

Parents and grandparents are welcome to attend. Second Saturday programs are held the second Saturday of the month from 11 am to noon. Parking is available in the back, beside the main entrance to the Red Barn addition. For more information, call SLCHA at 315-386-8133 or e-mail

Second Saturday  is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Clarissa Moody Wright

Clarissa Wright, your hostess

SLCHA collection

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.