Papermaking workshop for kids Jan. 12 at St. Lawrence County Historical Association '2nd Saturday' event in Canton
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:36 am

Kids can discover the art of papermaking Jan. 12 in Canton, on a much smaller scale than they used in the Norfolk mill at the old Raymondville Paper Company. Photo from St. Lawrence County Historical Association.

CANTON -- Children will get to make their own paper to take home, learn about the history and see photographs of paper mills in St. Lawrence County, and view samples of locally made paper during the Second Saturday Program 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 E. Main St.

Parents, grandparents, other caregivers and their kids are welcome to attend this free program. Parking is available in the back of the SLCHA, next to the museum’s main entrance.

This is another in the SLCHA’s series of fun and free monthly educational programs for kids ages 4-10. Papermaking will be presented by Roger Hutchinson, a retired forester from the state Department of Environmental Conservation and active local history enthusiast.