Join us for several presentations relating to local and regional history in the historic Cornwall Brothers Store. All presentations are held on the first floor of the Museum at 7pm. Admission is free for museum members, non-members are asked to donate $3.00.
2015 Gallery Presentation Schedule
Thursday, July 9: Robert Charron, Professor of Architectural History,
“Why Historic Preservation Matters”
A portrayal of lost architecture features in the Thousand Islands
Thursday, July 16: David Shampine, Journalist and Author,
“Times Gone By”
Discussion of the 1968 unsolved murder of school teacher Irene Izac which took place on Wellesley Island. and the subsequent book Mr. Shampine wrote, The North Country Murder of Irene Izak-Stained By Her Blood.
Mr. Shampine will also speak on the topic of another publication, “The Jefferson County Egan Murders-Nightmare On New Year’s Eve.”
Thursday, July 23: Tony Mollica,Author and Classic Boat Specialist,
“Rediscovering Fitzgerald and Lee”
Discovery of 70 year old records from the business of Fitzgerald and Lee led to a winter long project of examining and cataloging this rare collection of documents The documents were discovered and donated to the Cornwall Brothers Store Museum by Steve and Susie Keeler.
Thursday, July 30: Bay House Artisans
“Ingenuity in the Islands”
A unique group of talented and creative people shared a common goal: to provide a setting for summer visitors and local residents to discover the treasures and experiences available in the Thousand Islands. Learn more about this community oriented group and their plans for the future.