Cornwall Brothers Store & Museum, Alexandria Bay

Cornwall Brothers' Store is a historic commercial building located at Alexandria Bay in Jefferson County, New York. It was built in 1866 and is a massive 2- to -story, three-by-seven-bay, structure built of coursed rubble stone. It was originally built as a store, but since the 1930s has been used for a variety of federal purposes, including the Alexandria Bay Post Office, the U.S. Customs and Immigration offices, and U.S. Coast Guard offices.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
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Cornwall Brothers Store & Museum Reviews

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  • Even though they had to close early due to staffing issues, the proprietor took the time to speak to me and my wife about the Museum and give us some fun facts about Alexandria Bay.  more »
  • We stumbled upon this treasure on our way out of town and spent close to an hour there. The museum staff was wonderful! Helpful and informative but not intrusive! The whole experience was worth...  more »
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  • A wonderful little museum with a great mix of local history. Skiffs, boat history, street races in late 1930's, printing, and family history. Three floors. If that is a problem, just the main floor is worth it. Donations accepted.
  • The volunteers who run this museum are heroes for preserving a town’s (and region’s) history as thoroughly as this. They’ve given a great gift to anyone interested in the history of the 1000 Islands.

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