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  • January 19: Abolitionism in the Adirondacks

    Thursday, January 19

    Historian Don Papson presents "The North Star Underground Railroad Museum and Abolitionism in the Adirondacks" at the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main Street, Saranac Lake.
    Part of the Library Lunch Series.

    Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

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 Closed

The North Star Underground Railroad Museum is closed for the season, but can be opened for tours by appointment.
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.