Gallery Presentations

Join us at the historic Cornwall Brothers Store for presentations relating to local and regional history. All presentations are held on the first floor of the Museum at 7pm. Admission is free for ATHS members and $3.00 for non-members.

2017 Gallery Presentation Schedule

Thursday, July 6: Patty Mondore, “River-Lations Revisited: An Evening of Thousand Islands Inspiration”
    A blend of island inspired musical selections and local history, which promises to hook the curiosity of the audience.

Thursday, July 13: Captain Don Metzger, “Forty Years as a Seaway Pilot
    Sharing his career experiences piloting thousands of vessels on the St. Lawrence River from Massena to Cape Vincent and Ports on Lake Ontario.

Thursday, July 20: Tom King, “History of the Boat Lines of the Thousand Islands”

Thursday, July 28: Don Papson, “The Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad”
    Curator of the North Star Underground Museum, Ausable Chasm, Mr. Papson will discuss the outcome of fifteen years of research into the agents and operation of the underground railroad in the Adirondacks and northern New York.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1: Paul Beers, “The Attack on Fort Pork Barrel”
    Local researcher and War of 1812 historian, Mr. Beers will discuss the intrigue of militia and farmers standing strong against British forces at the Alexandria Bay’s only fort at the Battle of Cranberry Creek in 1813..