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  • September 5: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 5

    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. All 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: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Sunday, 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. All 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 16: Presentation: Out of Bondage in Keeseville

    Wednesday, September 16

    Presentation: Out of Bondage in Keeseville: Don Papson will reveal the story behind a rare item in the Anderson Falls Heritage Society's collection—a broadside for a Keeseville performance of the reconstruction musical Out of Bondage in Association Hall. Ana Madah and Emma Louise Hyers were classically trained Afro-American singers from California. During one of the darkest times in African American history. They introduced black respectability and resistance to the theater.
    Anderson Falls Heritage Society, 90 Clinton St., Keeseville, NY
    Don Papson is the founder and past president of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association and curator of exhibits at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum

    Time: 7:00pm

  • September 19: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 19

    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. All 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 3: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, October 3

    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. All 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 17: Chasm Rim 5K Run/Walk For Freedom

    Saturday, October 17

    Chasm Rim 5K Run/Walk For Freedom: Registration begins at 9 AM at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
    Race begins at 10 AM.
    Registration fee: $25 (participants will receive race packet that includes a performance T-shirt). See flyer, registration form, and waiver form for more information.

    Time: 9:00am

  • October 24: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, October 24

    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. All 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 now open.

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.