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Upcoming Events

  • September 30: Chasm 5K Trail Run

    Saturday, September 30

    Race begins at 8 AM at the Ausable Recreation Center.
    Proceeds benefit the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
    Register at Kinetic Running.
    For more information, see flyer or visit Kinetic Running.
    Special thanks to Ausable Chasm.

    Time: 8:00am

  • September 30: Street Drive

    Saturday, September 30

    The North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will be collecting on the following intersections: Beekman Street, Cornelia Street, US Avenue, South Plattsburgh, South Peru, and at the corners of Georgia Pacific.
    This Street Drive will raise money to support the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
    At least 12 volunteers are needed. To volunteer, please email us at ugr@frontier.com or call 518-834-5180.

    Time: 9:00am-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 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.