Past Programs/Events

Date Time Description
August 3 9:00am The Underground Railroad Museum bus tour visits sites in Keeseville and Peru that are significant to Underground Railroad history. Tours depart from our museum (the former Herbert Estes home).

Sites on the tour include but aren’t limited to: Stephen Keese Smith Barn, Methodist Church, Evergreen and Quaker Union Cemeteries, Asahel Arthur Home.

Tour leaves North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY. Arrive by 9:00 am, tour starts at 9:15 am.

Tour cost: Adults: $10 for members, $12 for non-members; Children 6 to 18: $5 for members, $6 for non-members; Children under 6: Free. Please call for reservations.

Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Museum tours are free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
July 27 10:00am–
2:00pm
Come out and meet your neighbors, local businesses, organizations, and historians and enjoy the music of the band at the first annual Town of Chesterfield Open House.
We would love to have you be part of the celebration! Display tables are available (free of charge) to any local business or organization that would like to participate. For more information, see flyer or call or text Suzanne at (518) 852-1066.
In addition, there will be raffles held for several prizes. Drawing will be held at 1:45pm. You do not need to be present to win.
July 20 4:00pm–
5:30pm
Solomon Northup was a freeman from Saratoga Springs who was kidnapped and held in slavery for over twelve years. He authored the memoir Twelve Years a Slave.
Speakers will be Mary Liz and Paul Stewart; David Fiske; and Renee Moore.
Willsboro School, 29 School Lane, Willsboro, New York
See flyer for more information.
July 20 9:00am The Underground Railroad Museum bus tour visits sites in Keeseville and Peru that are significant to Underground Railroad history. Tours depart from our museum (the former Herbert Estes home).

Sites on the tour include but aren’t limited to: Stephen Keese Smith Barn, Methodist Church, Evergreen and Quaker Union Cemeteries, Asahel Arthur Home.

Tour leaves North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY. Arrive by 9:00 am, tour starts at 9:15 am.

Tour cost: Adults: $10 for members, $12 for non-members; Children 6 to 18: $5 for members, $6 for non-members; Children under 6: Free. Please call for reservations.

Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Museum tours are free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
July 17 7:00pm The Anderson Falls Heritage Society and the Clinton County Historical Association present an exploration of some of the elements that made Clintonville one of the North Country's most prominent iron making sites throughout the 19th century. Guest speaker: Dr. Gordon C. Pollard, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, SUNY Plattsburgh.
Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant St, Keeseville, New York
See flyer for more information.
July 6 9:00am The Underground Railroad Museum bus tour visits sites in Keeseville and Peru that are significant to Underground Railroad history. Tours depart from our museum (the former Herbert Estes home).

Sites on the tour include but aren’t limited to: Stephen Keese Smith Barn, Methodist Church, Evergreen and Quaker Union Cemeteries, Asahel Arthur Home.

Tour leaves North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY. Arrive by 9:00 am, tour starts at 9:15 am.

Tour cost: Adults: $10 for members, $12 for non-members; Children 6 to 18: $5 for members, $6 for non-members; Children under 6: Free. Please call for reservations.

Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Museum tours are free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
May 21 10:00am The North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is about to have a new attraction designed by children for children. Keeseville Elementary School students created three UGR computer games this year, and the students will introduce them to the public during a special program in the Museum. All are invited. See press release for more information.
March 31 1:00pm–
5:00pm
LibertyCon 2019 - Seeking Sanctuary: Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness.
Open House: Enjoy tours of The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence and Myers Residence Campus, reflect on the Seeking Sanctuary new exhibit, enjoy conversation, refreshments, and period appropriate toys for the young at heart. Take home memorable items from the Gift Shoppe.
The Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Ave, Albany, New York
See flyer or visit conference website for more information.
Presented by: Underground Railroad History Project in collaboration with Siena College.
March 30 10:00am–
8:30pm
LibertyCon 2019 - Seeking Sanctuary: Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness.

10:00 am-5:00 pm: Workshops, round tables, vendors, exhibitors, raffle.
Siena College, 515 Loudon Rd, Loudonville, New York

Saturday conference participants are encouraged to come in 19th-century period attire.

5:30 pm-8:30 pm: Light dinner, movie, conversation.
The Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Ave, Albany, New York

See flyer or visit conference website for more information.
Presented by: Underground Railroad History Project in collaboration with Siena College.
March 29 7:00pm–
9:00pm
LibertyCon 2019 - Seeking Sanctuary: Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness.
Opening Address.
Snyder Hall, Siena College, 515 Loudon Rd, Loudonville, New York
See flyer or visit conference website for more information.
Presented by: Underground Railroad History Project in collaboration with Siena College.