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Clayton is located in Jefferson County 20 miles N of Watertown near the Canadian border between Millen Bay and Fishers Landing along Highway 12/12E. The Thousand Islands extend above and below Clayton on the St Lawrence River.

It was named after John M. Clayton, Whig who served as U.S. senator from Delaware. The city was established to discourage timber thieves and was once home to shipbuilders and riverboat captains.

History The Thousand Islands Museum | Location: Clayton New York 13624

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Rochester Greek Festival Rochester NY May30-June2 Serving your favorite Greek pita sandwiches like Gyro, Souvlaki and Loukaniko. Try homemade Spanakopita, Greek Chicken, Pastichio, Moussaka, Stuffed Green Pepper and Tomato and Lamb Shank dinners.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Utica NY July18-21 A Who's Who of Bluegrass in the Beautiful Catskill Mountains. A Gathering of Music, Learning & Friends.
Franklin County Fair Malone NY August3-11 This annual county fair, taking place in late summer, schedules events such as: Rooster Crowing Contest, Truck & Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Clothing Revue Grandstand, 4-H Goat Showmanship/4-H Goat Costume Driving Class.
St Anthony Italian Festival Seneca Falls NY August30-September1 Music, rides, games, fireworks, delicious food and more await you and your family at the largest and most successful Italian festival in the country.