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Teaching at the Meadowmount School of Music in Elizabethtown

Teaching at the Meadowmount School of Music in Lewis

Violinist Ivan Zenaty teaching a student at the Meadowmount School of Music. Zenaty is a professional artist who has performed in international ensembles and worked with performers including Yo-Yo Ma. Circa 2010s. Meadowmount School of Music in the Town of Lewis, and not far from Elizabethtown. Courtesy of Mary McGowan.

The tour boat “Sis III” on the St. Lawrence River

The tour boat “Sis III” on the St. Lawrence River

Sis III, the third boat from Sis Boat Lines. It was a tour boat that went down the St. Lawrence River. 1940s or ’50s. On the St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria Township Historical Society.

Three fishing guides with a catch in Alexandria Bay

Three fishing guides with a catch in Alexandria Bay

Three fishing guides pose with their catch. These fishing guides would paddle gentlemen fishermen about 30 miles a day in their skiffs. Most of the time, they would cook the tourists’ dinner with the fish they caught, called shore dinners. Circa 1870s. On the St. Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of the Alexandria […]

The River View Cottage for tourists in Alexandria Bay

The River View Cottage for tourists in Alexandria Bay

A postcard of the River View Cottage, which was a boarding house for tourists. The cottage was owned by George & Elsie Brown, and managed by Elsie. Between 1910 and 1940. Alexandria Bay, NY. Courtesy of Barbara Brown.