From its origins as part of New France through the Civil War and eventual industrialization of the region, St. Lawrence County has been shaped by all too often overlooked Black families and individuals. In African Americans of St. Lawrence County (Arcadia, 2023) author Bryan S. Thompson reveals the history of the African American community in this part of Northern New York. [Read more…] about African Americans of St. Lawrence County
The new edition of After Icebergs with a Painter A Summer Voyage to Labrador and around Newfoundland (Black Dome Press, 2022), by Louis Legrand Noble with an introduction by William L. Coleman, looks at an internationally renowned American artist of fame and fortune at the very peak of his powers.
A pastor and lauded writer with a sharp eye for revealing and humorous detail, Noble describes a journey fraught with danger and drama aboard the schooner Integrity to the latitudes where icebergs dwell with Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. [Read more…] about After Icebergs: A NY Artist’s 1859 Arctic Adventure
The St. Lawrence County Historical Association is set to present the fourth tour of its new series, the Historic North Country Village Talk & Walk! in Lisbon on Friday, August 17th, led by town historian Nancy LaFaver.
The audience will meet at the Lisbon Train Depot Museum, 6963 County Route 10, at 6 pm, for a talk on the town’s history. Following the talk LaFaver will lead the group on a walking tour of Lisbon. [Read more…] about St Law Co: Lisbon Historical Talk & Walk Planned