Past Programs/Events

Date Time Description
July 19 7:00pm Anderson Falls Heritage Society presents Windmills and Garden Plots: Early French Settlement in the Champlain Valley with guest speaker Susan Ouellette, Professor of History at Saint Michael's College.
Town of AuSable Town Hall, 111 AuSable Street, Keeseville
Call 518-834-9219 or see flyer for more information.
July 15 2:30pm Join us for a free concert to celebrate freedom for Solomon Northup Day. Featured band SuGar. Rita Matthews, a descendant of Solomon Northup, will tell her family story.
Ausable Chasm Gazebo, 2144 Route 9, Ausable Chasm, New York.
See flyer for more information.
Sponsored by the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association with a grant from Essex County Arts Council and the generous support of the Ausable Chasm Company.
March 9 6:30pm–
Don Papson, co-founder of the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, presents "The Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad."
Lake Champlain Basin Program office, Gordon Center House, 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, Vermont.
Free admission. Free refreshments. Part of the Love the Lake 2017 Speaker Series (Thursdays from February 16 to March 16). See flyer for more information.
February 11 11:00am Willard's Mountain Daughters of the American Revolution have invited Joe Cutshall-King, long-time historian and published author of regional histories, to share local tales of Black History.
Hedbring Room of the Greenwich Free Library, 148 Main Street, Greenwich, NY
January 19 12:00pm–
Historian Don Papson presents "The North Star Underground Railroad Museum and Abolitionism in the Adirondacks" at the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main Street, Saranac Lake.
Part of the Library Lunch Series.
October 1,
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.

The tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
$10 per person. Only 12 seats available. Please call for reservations. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email
October 1,
8:00am Chasm Trail 5K Run/Walk For Freedom: Registration and packet pickup begin at 8 AM at the Ausable Chasm Campground entrance on Route 9.
Race begins at 9 AM on Route 9 (watch for signs).
Registration fee: $25 (participants will receive a race packet that includes a performance T-shirt). Register by September 13 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.
See flyer, registration form, and waiver form for more information.
You may also register online (there is an additional fee to register online).