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  • August 6: Freedom Festival of Music

    Thursday, August 6

    Freedom Festival of Music with Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir (PSGC), Sounds of the Northway, The Too Tall String Band, and other surprise performers.
    Ausable Chasm Pavilion, Ausable Chasm, NY.
    Admission is $8 for adults, and $3 for children under 12. Snacks will be for sale at the concert. Or bring your own picnic. No alcohol, please. See flyer and press release for more information.
    Benefit concert for the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

  • August 9: African Americans of Clinton County

    Sunday, August 9

    "African Americans of Clinton County": Helen Nerska, Clinton County Historical Association President and a descendant of both an early County slaveholder and another who signed an abolitionist petition, presents her research on different segments of Black History in Clinton County from the early settlers to the Civil War era.
    Part of NCUGRHA's 2015 Summer Seminar Series. See flyer for more information.

    Peru Free Library, Rt. 22, Peru, New York. Free admission.

    Time: 5:00pm

  • August 15: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, August 15

    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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • August 29: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, August 29

    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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • September 5: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 5

    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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • September 6: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Sunday, September 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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • September 19: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, September 19

    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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • October 3: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, October 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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

  • October 24: Tour of Underground Railroad Sites

    Saturday, October 24

    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. All tour leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

    The two-hour tour leaves the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm, NY, at 9:30 sharp.
    $10 per person. Reservations suggested. Include a visit to the Museum following the tour. Call 518‐834‐5180 or email ugr@frontier.com.

    Time: 9:30am-11:30am

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.