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The Lawson Center on Chautauqua Lake

Welcome to The Lawson Center

L.S. Aero Marine, the boat sales store and marina at 73 Lakeside Drive, Bemus Point, NY sold boats directly from Christopher Columbus Smith before Chris-Craft Corporation even existed. The historic building is now an exciting museum with exhibits and activities for the whole family.

2019 Season

Come see the new exhibits, let the kids enjoy our youth activities, check out the free lectures. Click here for hours of operation.

Free Lecture  and Social Hour

Sept. 25th Learning at the Lawson - Free Lecture and Social Mixer.  Enjoy refreshments at 6:30, then learn about Tales from the Boat Shop . Our boat show crew will fill you in on the restoration projects going on in our state-of-the-art boat shop.

Loving boats since 1918

73 Lakeside Drive (P.O. Box 10) Bemus Point, NY 14712

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