Fort Tribute is a historical stockade fort built on the St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum property as a living tribute to nearly 6,000 St. Lawrence County residents who mustered in and fought in the American Civil War. The Fort includes barracks, officer’s headquarters, sutler store and a parade ground with a flag pole as its center piece.
Regiments who served in the Civil war from St. Lawrence County included the New York 16th, 18th, 50th, 60th, 75th, 78th, 86th, 92d, 93d, 98th, 100th, 102d, 105th, 106th,142d, 164th and 193d Volunteer Infantry; 2d, 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th and 26th Volunteer Cavalry; and 1st, 13th, 14th and 16th Volunteer Artillery.
The St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) and St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum (SLPEM) will host a Civil War Roundtable, featuring an in-person tour of Civil War Fort Tribute and preview of the Reenactment Weekend, set for Saturday, May 22nd at 1 pm.
This event will take place at the St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum, located at 1755 State Highway 345, in Madrid. This event is free and open to the public. Registrations are required by Friday, May 21st, at 4 pm, and can be completed by emailing email@example.com or calling (315) 386-8133.
For more information about SLCHA and St. Lawrence County history, call (315) 386-8133, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit St. Lawrence County Historical Society website.
Photo of the memorial of Medal of Honor recipients of St. Lawrence County.