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  • August 2: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, August 2

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • August 7: Freedom Festival of Music

    Thursday, August 7

    Freedom Festival of Music with Speedy Arnold & Friends, Charlie Stone & Split Rock, Sounds of the Northway, and Kelly 'n' Crane.
    Ausable Chasm Pavilion, Ausable Chasm, NY.
    Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at door; $2 children under 12. Snacks available for purchase. No alcoholic beverages. See flyer for more information.
    Benefit concert for the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    Time: 4:30pm-8:00pm

  • August 10: The Underground Railroad in Upstate New York

    Sunday, August 10

    The Search For The Underground Railroad in Upstate New York: Author and historian Tom Calarco opens the book on his long journey to trace the often secret world of the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York. Calarco recounts his experiences compiling evidence to give credence to the legend's oral history in upstate New York. Join Calarco on this voyage of discovery of one of the noblest endeavors in American history.

    Peru Free Library, Peru, New York. Free and open to all. See press release for more information.

    Time: 5:00pm

  • August 16: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, August 16

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • September 6: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, September 6

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • September 20: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, September 20

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • October 4: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, October 4

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • October 18: Mini-Bus Tour

    Saturday, October 18

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. Tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour.
    Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Our Mission

To research, preserve, interpret, and promote the Underground Railroad history of Northeastern New York's Waterways to Freedom and to celebrate the importance of that history and its relevance and significance to our own time. Our activities include:

  • Research
  • Exhibits
  • Preservation of historic sites
  • Instructional Materials
  • Media Presentations
  • Dramatic readings and displays

Museum Open

The North Star Underground Railroad Museum is open for the 2014 season. We're open 7 days a week, 9:00 to 5:00. Visit the Museum page for more information.

Docents Needed

Join the fun and become a docent at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.

Call Jackie Madison, 518-834-5180.