The Antique Boat Museum, “…the largest and most impressive collection of inland recreational boats in the world…” according to Joseph Gribbins of Nautical Quarterly Magazine. When you visit the Museum at 750 Mary Street you’ll discover the largest collection of Antique and Classic boats on display in North America. Stop by the boat shop to see a restoration in progress. While at the Museum take a speedboat ride through the 1000 islands in a triple cockpit runabout. Take up the oars yourself in a St. Lawrence skiff and explore the shoreline of Clayton. Take a tour of George Boldt’s 106′ historic houseboat. The Antique boat Museum hosts a number of activities throughout the summer, including the longest running annual antique boat show and auction in the country. The Museum also offers classes and programs for adults and children. Before you leave make sure you check out the Museum store and pick up a keepsake for your own river memories.
You and your loved ones want to make well-informed choices about care near the end of life. Hospice of Jefferson County, Inc. can help. Hospice of Jefferson County, Inc. was founded in 1985 by a group of concerned professionals and community members who saw a need in the region for an organization that could support patients and their families facing their end of life journey. Hospice can be an important part of living the way you want to and experiencing the best quality of life possible.
Hospice offers our patients comfort and the best care available in the familiar surroundings of their home or our Hospice Residence. The Hospice philosophy affirms life and regards dying as a normal process, which should be neither hastened nor prolonged. When a cure is no longer possible, Hospice provides specialized care and treatment for people of all ages with a terminal illness.
Every phase of life has its own challenges and rewards. Hospice Care exists to provide support on every level from the moment your illness becomes life limiting. Although no one can determine when death will come, hospice gives you control over how and where you are cared for allowing every moment to be treasured. Hospice of Jefferson County can help you and your family Make Every Day Matter.
Jefferson Community College is a State University of New York (SUNY) campus; it is the only institution of higher education whose campus is within a 50 mile radius of Watertown, NY. Jefferson offers 40+ associate degrees and certificates for career preparation or transfer; local access to bachelor’s and advanced degrees through partner institutions; lifelong learning through workshops and seminars; business and industry training; and cultural enrichment opportunities for the entire Watertown/Fort Drum region.
The Thousand Islands Arts Center ~ Home of the Handweaving Museum located in an historic village building on John Street brings the visual arts alive in the 1000 Islands through art instruction and exhibitions. The Arts Center also offers exciting classes for all ages throughout the year. Learn to draw, paint, weave, work with clay, and much more by taking one of its over 100 classes. Tour their galleries of ever-changing exhibitions that showcase the work of regional and national artists or pieces from the museum’s permanent collection of hand-woven textiles and rare spinning and weaving tools. The Arts Center also hosts several of the region’s most popular annual events including perennial favorites such as the Antique Show and Sale and the Arts and Crafts Show, both in August.