At the Starr Clark tin Shop visitors will be taken back in time, to find a working tin shop that was the hub of the community; a place where people gathered to discuss the news and politics of the day.

Tin Shop

Walk through the photos and relics of yester years when you visit the Mexico  Historical Society's Starr Clark Tin Shop and Underground Rail Road Museum.  

We are open for visitors  by appointment.  Call Jim at 315-963-7657 or email

In addition to displays of historic events, businesses and and life in our rural community that are updated frequently, permanent displays include the restored building and its exhibits depicting a working  1860's tin shop and mercantile.

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Children's Room

Tin Smith work table, used by Starr Clark, donated by Pam and Brian Roach.

Photo ID: L-R: Jim Hotchkiss, Joe Maryack, Marie Hartwell, Allie Proud, Kenvyn Richards.

David McLean, Tinsmith

Permanent display of donated children's toys,

clothing, games and furniture from a by-gone era.

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