Massena's Hawkins Point Visitors Center is extending hours for the summer
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 2:28 pm

MASSENA -- The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and boat launch is extending its summer hours.

Starting May 24, the admission-free visitors center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

It features exhibits on electricity, energy, the environment and area history. It also includes a bicycle generator that turns pedal power into electricity and a Van de Graaff generator.

An audio-visual terrain map charts the course of the St. Lawrence River from Ogdensburg to Massena. There is also a community room available for public use.

Info: 764-0226 ext. 302 or www.nypa.gov/vc/stlaw.html.