Hashing Over History is now a Program of the Clayton Historian’s Office.
Museum Opening – The museum will open for the season on Wednesday, May 17,2023 and will be open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 10-4.
History at Noon – June 14 – held at the TI Museum – “His Majesty Snow Haldimand (1771-1785), England’s first warship bult in the Thousand Islands” Presented by Dennis McCarthy, Director of the St. Lawrence River Historical Foundation.
Sunset History Boat Cruises for 2023 – every Wednesday from 6/14 to 9/13 Reservations are required – boats fill quickly – call the museum to make reservations All tours include a Fully Licensed Bar!
Sunset History Boat Cruise – June 14 to Carleton Island – north side is the site of underwater Archaeology excavation – Revolutionary War Ship
Sunset History Boat Cruise – June 21 Wildlife Tour – search for wildlife along the river
Victorian Homes Walking Tour June 23 – starts at TI Museum at 11 am
History at Noon – June 28 – held at the TI Museum – “His Majesty Schooner the Anson late the Iroquoise (1759-1761)” Presented by Dennis McCarthy, Director of the St. Lawrence Rover Historical Foundation.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – June 28 – Fleet of Lost Ships – near the TI Bridge there are several shipwrecks
Historical Waterfront Walking Tour – June 30 – starts at Antique Boat Museum at 11 am
Sunset History Boat Cruise – July 5 -first Canadian tour of the season to the Admiralty Islands
Book Signing – July 7 – at the TI Museum – Susan G. Mathis will be on hand with her latest book “Mary’s Moments” which is set in Thousand Island Park. Mary Flynn is the switchboard operator for TI Park.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – July 12 – Tour to TI Park to visit historical sites, a museum and the Guzzle
55th Annual Decoy/Wildlife Art & Sporting Collectibles Show & Sale – July 14 & 15 at Gordon Cerow Recreation Park Arena
Sunset History Boat Cruise – July 19 – Trip to privately owned Calumet Island once the site of Charles G. Emery’s summer home Calumet Castle. Enjoy a hot dog cookout while on the island.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – July 26 – Visit to Murray Isle where we will tour the island Post Office and hear stories from island residents.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Aug. 2 – Join us as we go to Morgan Island for a Traditional Shore Dinner served by a local fishing guide.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Aug. 9 – Our first time ever going to Grenell Island where we will visit the local island post office, the Community House where displays of island history are housed and a visit to Grenell Island Chapel which was built in 1898. This trip is NOT wheelchair accessible.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Aug. 16 – Join us for a traditional island gathering, as we picnic on the shores of Grindstone Island. The Grindstone Island Winery will be on hand for a wine tasting.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Aug. 23 – Journey back in time to Casa Blanca on Cherry Island. Walking in this home is like walking into a museum, it looks as it did over 100 years ago.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Aug. 30 – Heading into Canadian waters we will visit the Admiralty Islands. A lot of history and several unique sights await you.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Sept. 6 – This Canadian tour will take us past Grindstone Island before heading to the Gananoque Narrows and on to Ivy Lea. We will return thru Smuggler’s Cove, the Lost Channel and Benson’s Rift.
Sunset History Boat Cruise – Sept. 13 – Our final tour and second shore dinner for the season. This traditional meal will be served by a local fishing guide. An experience you usually only get by hiring a fishing guide for the day.
ROAST PORK DINNER – Join us Friday, November 3rd at the American Legion in Clayton for our annual Roast Pork Dinner.
FESTIVAL OF TREES – We are again holding our Festival of Trees which includes the Memory Tree and Christmas Raffles. Starting November 15th and running until December 15th on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10-4.
JURIED CRAFT SHOW – Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00 until 4:00 – to be held this year at the Clayton Municipal Building. Beautiful items available for everyone on your gift list.