Unique Items from the Collection

The Gouverneur Museum is more than just a repository for old objects. Every object was a prop in the lives of people who lived in the Gouverneur area. They link the past to our present. Unraveling history takes patient investigation and the right questions. What might seem to be just a "dusty old thing" might tell us something unexpected about the people who owned, used and might have loved that object when it was new and shiny.

Click an item to learn more about it and how it came to live at the Gouverneur Museum.

Deed to Gouverneur
Civil War Log
Pendulum Clock
Parlor Organ
Human Hair Wreath
E.J. Noble Lifesavers
Life in Victorian Gouverneur
The "Oswegatchie" Steamer
LaTosca Piano-Key Accordion
Early FaDa Radio
Gouverneur Souvenirs
Gouverneur Lace
Artist Map of Gouverneur
Hand Fans
Washbasin & Pitcher
Children's Clothing
The Prince of Toyland
1812 Dragoon Uniform
The Kaplan Lincoln
WWI Uniform
Civil War Saddle
This Will Curl Your Hair!
Balducci Scale
The Minerals Collection
Gralyn Theater Projector
Gouverneur's First Fire Engine
Wooden Cash Register
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Contact the Museum

© 2019 by Gouverneur Historical Association

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30 Church Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642

315-287-0570  |  315- 323-2654

The museum has stair chairs to the exhibit floors for accessibility and is wifi enabled throughout.