Juneteenth is now a national and state holiday which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. The "Colors of Freedom" tour will be a unique way for families and visitors alike to experience the struggles that took place in this area.
The June 19 "Colors of Freedom" tour will feature seven different stops with re-enactors, docents, and celebrations of the freedom spirit in Clinton and Essex counties.
Sponsored by the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, John Brown Lives!, the Adirondack History Museum and the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, this event involves existing museums, exhibits at historic locations, and original re-enactments.
The tour begins at the North Star Underground Railroad Musem (1131 Mace Chasm Rd, Ausable Chasm, New York) at 9:00 am on June 19, 2022.
The charge to participate in the tour is $10 a person or $20 for a family pass. Use the form below to choose the appropriate level and submit payment.
Pre-registration is required (the registration deadline is June 12, 2022). For more information, see the press release and flyer.
In addition to the tour, the documentary "Searching for Timbuctoo" will be shown at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 18, at 7:00 pm. The cost is $5 per person. Visit the Lake Placid Center for the Arts website for more information. Purchase tickets using the button below: