Campaign For the People of St Lawrence County

In February, the SLCHA Board of Trustees quietly launched the Campaign for the People of St. Lawrence County, a three-year, $500,000 fund drive to increase our internal endowment, ensuring our long-term financial survivability. We have raised $269,445 as of February 12. More information…

Mystery Photo

This mystery photo from our archives appeared in the current issue of the Quarterly. If you know anything about it, please email us. There are names handwritten on the uniforms. To view a much larger copy of the image (jpg, 5MB), click or tap on the link.

Track team in a stadium

Coming Events

  • Thursday, February 27, 12:00 PM: The Fry Family: Black Pioneers of Gouverneur by Bryan Thompson, De Kalb Historian
  • Thursday, March 19, 12:00 PM: Brown Bag Lunch - Ranger School Beginnings by Dr. Michael R. Bridgen, director, Wanakena Ranger School
  • Sunday, March 22, 2:00 PM: Civil War Round Table - Civil War Medical Care by Dennis Eickhoff
  • More...

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The St Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) is a not-for-profit membership organization and museum which serves as an educational resource for the use and benefit of the citizens of St Lawrence County and others interested in the County's history and traditions. The Association collects and preserves archival material and artifacts pertinent to the County's history. In cooperation and collaboration with other local organizations, the Association promotes an understanding of and appreciation for the County's rich history through publications, exhibits, and programs. The SLCHA operates within museum standards established by the American Alliance of Museums.


SLCHA is a member of the St Lawrence International Partnership, a group of museums along the St Lawrence River in the US and Canada.

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The Silas Wright House Museum is accreditated by the American Alliance of Museums


This website is made possible 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

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