SLCHA’s 27th Annual Show - 2017 Raffle QuiltCanton, N.Y. - A sure sign that spring has sprung is the upcoming St. Lawrence County Historical Association's 27th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. If you have antiques or artisanal crafts to sell, there is still time to register for booth space at this not-to-be missed show and sale. Two tables are provided as part of the registration fee, with others available for rental; vendors can also bring their own.

Sponsored by Blanchard's Auction Service, Potsdam and Mort Backus & Sons, Ogdensburg, the SLCHA Antique & Artisan Show and Sale will be held at Canton's McKenney Middle School, 99 State Street. Vendors from St. Lawrence, Franklin, Jefferson, and Lewis Counties will have a wide variety of beautiful, interesting and unique items on hand that you can't live without! The show opens at 10 am on Saturday, April 22rd and runs until 4 pm.  There is ample free parking at the school.

The St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4 p.m., Friday noon to 8 p.m.  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 E. Main St., Canton.  Parking is available behind 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  Programs and special events are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.  Visit the SLCHA's website,, for more information on St. Lawrence County history.


Contact:  Sue Longshore, SLCHA (315) 386-8133,