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Upcoming Events

  • November 10: Film: "The Loving Story"

    Monday, November 10

    Fall Film Series: "The Loving Story," followed by a discussion led by Monique Weston of Keene, who taught constitutional law in college and was part of the Freedom School movement in Mississippi in the 1960s.

    Keene Valley Library, 1796 Route 73, Keene Valley, NY
    Film and discussion free and open to the public. Part of the Fall Film Series co-sponsored by the Keene Valley Library Association and the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association, in conjunction with the Clinton, Essex, Franklin Library System. See press release and visit the Created Equal website for more information.

    Time: 7:00pm

  • November 24: Film: "Freedom Riders"

    Monday, November 24

    Fall Film Series: "Freedom Riders," followed by a discussion led by Monique Weston of Keene, who taught constitutional law in college and was part of the Freedom School movement in Mississippi in the 1960s.

    Keene Valley Library, 1796 Route 73, Keene Valley, NY
    Film and discussion free and open to the public. Part of the Fall Film Series co-sponsored by the Keene Valley Library Association and the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association, in conjunction with the Clinton, Essex, Franklin Library System. See press release and visit the Created Equal website for more information.

    Time: 7:00pm

  • December 15: Film: "Slavery by Another Name"

    Monday, December 15

    Fall Film Series: "Slavery by Another Name," followed by a discussion led by Martha Swan, activist and director of John Brown Lives!, who is campaigning against present day slavery.

    Keene Valley Library, 1796 Route 73, Keene Valley, NY
    Film and discussion free and open to the public. Part of the Fall Film Series co-sponsored by the Keene Valley Library Association and the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association, in conjunction with the Clinton, Essex, Franklin Library System. See press release and visit the Created Equal website for more information.

    Time: 7:00pm

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 now closed for the season, but can be opened for private tours by appointment. 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.