Sunday, September 18, 2016

Cornwall Brothers Store Museum

Alexandria Township Historical Society and Cornwall Brothers Store Museum. Located on the River at 36 Market Street, Alexandria Bay NY.
The Cornwall Brothers Store Museum is owned and operated by the Alexandria Township Historical Society.  Located at 36 Market Street in Alexandria Bay on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the 1866 historic stone building celebrated its Sesquicentennial anniversary during the summer season.  Exhibits on the first floor include “Rediscovering Fitzgerald and Lee”, a pictorial history of Alexandria Bay’s renown boat builders, a time line of the Cornwall Family history and ‘Round the Houses Races”, the story of the elite group of ARCA car racing enthusiasts who gained national attention during the races held on village streets from 1936-1940.  The second floor of the museum showcases a variety of exhibits depicting life during the early years in the Thousand Islands.

No comments:

Post a Comment