Past Programs/Events

Date Time Description
November 11 4:00pm Members and Friends: You are invited to the 12th Annual Meeting of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.
North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY
Come and hear about our activities during 2017, to elect our Trustees and to congratulate our Lantern Light Award honorees. There will be a raffle of 3 beauty baskets. Please bring a dish to share. Guests are always welcome!
September 30 9:00am–
1:00pm
The North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will be collecting on the following intersections: Beekman Street, Cornelia Street, US Avenue, South Plattsburgh, South Peru, and at the corners of Georgia Pacific.
This Street Drive will raise money to support the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
At least 12 volunteers are needed. To volunteer, please email us at ugr@frontier.com or call 518-834-5180.
September 30 8:00am Race begins at 8 AM at the Ausable Recreation Center.
Proceeds benefit the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
Register at Kinetic Running.
For more information, see flyer or visit Kinetic Running.
Special thanks to Ausable Chasm.
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–
7:30pm
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–
1:00pm
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.