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  • July 9: Solomon Northup Day Virtual Celebration 2022

    Saturday, July 9

    The Solomon Northup Day Virtual Celebration will be live on YouTube.
    See flyer for more information.

    Time: 2:00pm

  • July 20: Rich In History: A Champlain Valley Reader

    Wednesday, July 20

    Speaker Richard B. Frost will discuss ferries propelled by horses walking on-board treadmills, innovative citizen soldier training, graphite mines supplying Dixon Ticonderoga pencils, and more.
    Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, Keeseville, New York.
    Sponsored by the Anderson Falls Heritage Society. See flyer for information.

    Time: 7:00pm

  • July 22: Keeseville Community Arts Festival (Day 1)

    Friday, July 22

    AdkAction Keeseville Community Arts Festival Day 1: Storytime with Childrens Book Author (Keeseville Free Library, Free); Mural Dedication (Adirondack Hardware, Free); Plein Air Show & Sale Opening Reception (1719 Block Gallery, $10); Riverfront Concert Series (Anderson Falls Park, Free); Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Keeseville Elks Lodge Pavilion, $15).
    Visit AdkAction website or see flyer for more information.

    Time: 5:00pm-10:00pm

  • July 23: Keeseville Community Arts Festival (Day 2)

    Saturday, July 23

    AdkAction Keeseville Community Arts Festival Day 2: Arts in the Park (Anderson Falls Park, Free); Brunch at the Plein Air Show & Sale (1719 Block Gallery, $10); Plein Air Show & Sale (1719 Block Gallery, Free); Music at Ausable Brewing Company (Free); Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Keeseville Elks Lodge Pavilion, $15).
    Visit AdkAction website or see flyer for more information.

    Time: 10:00am-10:00pm

  • July 24: Keeseville Community Arts Festival (Day 3)

    Sunday, July 24

    AdkAction Keeseville Community Arts Festival Day 3: Plein Air Show & Sale (1719 Block Gallery, Free).
    Visit AdkAction website or see flyer for more information.

    Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

  • August 17: Kessel Park Inn

    Wednesday, August 17

    Speakers Zoanne and Rich Schnell will discuss longtime Keeseville resident, movie pioneer, and Keystone Comedies founder, Adam Kessel.
    Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, Keeseville, New York.
    Sponsored by the Anderson Falls Heritage Society. See flyer for information.

    Time: 7:00pm

  • September 21: Seven Facts About the War of 1812 That Will Amaze You!

    Wednesday, September 21

    Speaker Mark Barie will discuss his latest novel, The Commodore and the Powder Monkey, about a young girl, disguised as a boy, on Commodore McDonough's flag ship during the War of 1812. As a result of writing this book, Mark has assembled this presentation.
    Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, Keeseville, New York.
    Sponsored by the Anderson Falls Heritage Society. See flyer for information.

    Time: 7:00pm

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

The North Star Underground Railroad Museum is now open.
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.