Past Programs/Events

Date Time Description
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.
October 1,
2016
9:30am–
11:00am
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 ugr@frontier.com.
October 1,
2016
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).
September 17,
2016
9:30am–
11:00am
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 ugr@frontier.com.
September 3,
2016
9:30am–
11:00am
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 ugr@frontier.com.
August 20,
2016
9:30am–
11:00am
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 ugr@frontier.com.
August 6,
2016
9:30am–
11:00am
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 ugr@frontier.com.
July 17,
2016
1:00pm Solomon Northup Day, celebrating the author of Twelve Years at Slave with three events.

Event 3: Speakers on new Underground Railroad research and Solomon Northup's court battle with the landowner from Peru.
AARCH, 1745 Main Street, Keeseville, New York.
See Events Calendar and Press Release for more information.
Sponsored by: North Country Underground Railroad Historical Assn., the Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society, and the Ft. Edward Historical Assn.