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  • October 8: 18thc. Military Topographical Drawing Workshops

    Saturday, October 8

    James Lancel McElhinney, author of the Sketchbook Traveler book series, will teach the concepts and techniques behind topographical watercolor landscape painting that were practice by Thomas Davies, Thomas Pownall, and other British military officers who documented the terrain of Crown colonies along the Atlantic seaboard.
    Crown Point State Historic Site, 21 Grandview Drive, Crown Point, NY
    No prior training required. Adults 18 years + are welcome. Some materials will be provided.
    Register at Needlewatcher Marketplace.
    Visit the Crown Point State Historic Site website for more information.

    Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

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.