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  • December 17: The Fight for Women's Suffrage

    Monday, December 17

    The Clinton County Historical Association announces Penny Clute, former Plattsburgh City Judge, Press Republican columnist, a student of local history, and accomplished photographer, will present "The Fight for Women's Suffrage ... and what they never told us."
    Women in the United States and abroad fought many years for the right to vote and most of their battles are unknown to us today. This presentation will tell of their struggles, their successes, their torments, and their final victory.
    Lake Forest Senior Living Community, 8 Lake Forest Drive, Plattsburgh, NY
    See press release for more information.

    Time: 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 Closed

The North Star Underground Railroad Museum is closed for the season, but can be opened for tours by appointment.
Visit the Museum page for days and hours.

Docents Needed

Join the fun and become a docent at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.

Call Jackie Madison, 518-834-5180.