Museum open part-time and by appointment for the 2021 season.
Visit the Museum page for more information.

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Upcoming Events

  • October 26: James Baldwin Reading & Discussion Group

    Tuesday, October 26

    The League of Women Voters of the North Country invites interested members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association to participate in a Reading & Discussion Group: James Baldwin's America through a grant from Humanities NYS. The group will meet on five consecutive Tuesday afternoons beginning October 19 and ending November 16.
    Meetings will be held upstairs at the Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh.
    The group facilitator is Susan Kelley. Please contact Susan by email or phone to register for the five-week reading & discussion group: skelleysnow8@live.com or 518-563-7675. Attendance is limited, and participants must be vaccinated and wear masks. Books will be provided!

    Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • November 2: James Baldwin Reading & Discussion Group

    Tuesday, November 2

    The League of Women Voters of the North Country invites interested members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association to participate in a Reading & Discussion Group: James Baldwin's America through a grant from Humanities NYS. The group will meet on five consecutive Tuesday afternoons beginning October 19 and ending November 16.
    Meetings will be held upstairs at the Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh.
    The group facilitator is Susan Kelley. Please contact Susan by email or phone to register for the five-week reading & discussion group: skelleysnow8@live.com or 518-563-7675. Attendance is limited, and participants must be vaccinated and wear masks. Books will be provided!

    Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • November 9: James Baldwin Reading & Discussion Group

    Tuesday, November 9

    The League of Women Voters of the North Country invites interested members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association to participate in a Reading & Discussion Group: James Baldwin's America through a grant from Humanities NYS. The group will meet on five consecutive Tuesday afternoons beginning October 19 and ending November 16.
    Meetings will be held upstairs at the Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh.
    The group facilitator is Susan Kelley. Please contact Susan by email or phone to register for the five-week reading & discussion group: skelleysnow8@live.com or 518-563-7675. Attendance is limited, and participants must be vaccinated and wear masks. Books will be provided!

    Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • November 16: James Baldwin Reading & Discussion Group

    Tuesday, November 16

    The League of Women Voters of the North Country invites interested members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association to participate in a Reading & Discussion Group: James Baldwin's America through a grant from Humanities NYS. The group will meet on five consecutive Tuesday afternoons beginning October 19 and ending November 16.
    Meetings will be held upstairs at the Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh.
    The group facilitator is Susan Kelley. Please contact Susan by email or phone to register for the five-week reading & discussion group: skelleysnow8@live.com or 518-563-7675. Attendance is limited, and participants must be vaccinated and wear masks. Books will be provided!

    Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

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 Part-Time

Museum open part-time and by appointment for the 2021 season.

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.