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  • July 2: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, July 2

    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

  • July 16: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, July 16

    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

  • July 16: Solomon Northup Day: Walking Tour and Re-enactment

    Saturday, July 16

    Solomon Northup Day, celebrating the author of Twelve Years at Slave with three events.

    Event 1: Walking Tour and Re-enactment.
    Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York.
    See Events Calendar and Press Release for more information.
    Sponsored by: North Country Underground Railroad Historical Assn., the Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society, and the Ft. Edward Historical Assn.

    Time: 10:00am

  • July 16: Solomon Northup Day: New Exhibit Opens

    Saturday, July 16

    Solomon Northup Day, celebrating the author of Twelve Years at Slave with three events.

    Event 2: New Exhibit Opens.
    Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society, 1144 Route 9, Schroon Lake, New York.
    See Events Calendar and Press Release for more information.
    Sponsored by: North Country Underground Railroad Historical Assn., the Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society, and the Ft. Edward Historical Assn.

    Time: 12:00pm

  • July 17: Solomon Northup Day: Speakers on new Underground Railroad research

    Sunday, July 17

    Solomon Northup Day, celebrating the author of Twelve Years at Slave with three events.

    Event 3: Speakers on new Underground Railroad research and Solomon Northup's court battle with the landowner from Peru.
    AARCH, 1745 Main Street, Keeseville, New York.
    See Events Calendar and Press Release for more information.
    Sponsored by: North Country Underground Railroad Historical Assn., the Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society, and the Ft. Edward Historical Assn.

    Time: 1:00pm

  • August 6: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, August 6

    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

  • August 20: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, August 20

    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

  • September 3: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 3

    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

  • September 17: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 17

    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

  • 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

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 more information.

Docents Needed

Join the fun and become a docent at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.

Call Jackie Madison, 518-834-5180.