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  • May 20: Slavery and Race in Colonial America

    Friday, May 20

    The Eighth Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators will focus on Slavery and Race in Colonial America, with a particular focus on slavery in New York and New England.
    The conference features presentations by classroom teachers, museum educators, and archivists.

    Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center, Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, New York

    Conference registration fee of $45 ($35 for educators also attending the War College) includes a box lunch.
    Registration required. Visit the Fort Ticonderoga website and download the registration form for more information.

    Time: 9:00am-3:30pm

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 Opening

The North Star Underground Railroad Museum will open for the 2016 season on May 28.

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.