St. Lawrence County Power Equipment Museum [F-16-54]

Presenter:Reginald Chester, Roger Austin
Location: St. Lawrence County Power Equipment Museum
Classes: 1 Session 2.0 hours
Dates: Wed 10:00 AM 09/14
Status: CLOSED

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Visit the St. Lawrence County Power Equipment Museum in Madrid. Members of an early organization saw a need for a museum dedicated to preserving the history of the machines and engines that have helped shape life in the North Country. Over the 12 years of its existence, the museum has grown and now has 9 buildings, covering agricultural activities in NY in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volunteers have saved and restored many machines and engines – and what a story they tell! You will see horse-drawn equipment, antique tractors, a granary, corn crib, schoolhouse, windmill, and a log cabin, along with a sawmill, shoe repair shop, gas station and maple sugar house. You will also find household items such as sewing machines, spinning wheels, stoves, etc. The museum’s campus covers about 10 acres.

Reginald Chester has spent 10 years working on this museum. He is the president of the organization.

Roger Austin is also a long-time member. He is currently the Secretary of the organization.

NOTES: 1) Transport between buildings is available for the handicapped; 2) Snacks or a light lunch will be available for purchase. 3) View their website:

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