Upcoming Events

  • October 1: Chasm Trail 5K Run/Walk For Freedom

    Saturday, October 1

    Chasm Trail 5K Run/Walk For Freedom: Registration and packet pickup begin at 8 AM at the Ausable Chasm Campground entrance on Route 9.
    Race begins at 9 AM on Route 9 (watch for signs).
    Registration fee: $25 (participants will receive a race packet that includes a performance T-shirt). Register by September 13 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.
    See flyer, registration form, and waiver form for more information.
    You may also register online (there is an additional fee to register online).

    Time: 8:00am

  • October 1: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, October 1

    Mini-bus Tour of underground railroad sites in Keeseville and Peru. Spend the morning hearing the stories and learning about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery.

    The tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Only 12 seats available. Please call for reservations. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:00am

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.