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June 2018

URHPCR Board Meeting

June 19 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Monthly URHPCR Board Meetings are open to the public. Pay us a visit. Listen in on the discussions that inform implementation of the mission-based vision of URHPCR. Please contact Mary Liz Stewart, Executive Director, to inform her of your intent to attend. Mary Liz Stewart – (518) 432-4432 or info@undergroundrailroadhistory.org.

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Proost! A Brewed and Boozy Sampling of Mid-19th Century Albany

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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$23.00

The Albany Distilling Company, C.H. Evans Brewery Company, The Albany Ale Project, and Discover Albany are teaming up with the The Underground Railroad History Project to present "Proost! A Brewed and Boozy Sampling of Mid-19th Century Albany." Moderated by culinary writer and historian Deanna Fox, ‘Proost’ celebrates the beer and spirits culture. Distiller Johnny Curtain, beer historian Craig Gravina, and C.H. Evan’s brewer Sam Pagano will take you back in time with samples inspired by the beverages that early Americans…

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July 2018

July 4th Oration: In These Challenging Times

July 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Within the framework of Frederick Douglass's 1852 speech, 'What to the Slave is Your Fourth of July", Congressman Paul Tonko, as featured speaker for the 2018 July 4th Oration, will reflect on the meaning of July 4th in the context of our current political and social climate. The legacy of the institution of slavery weighs us down as a nation, but, together, we can rise up and shake off the weight by carrying on the enduring legacy of our…

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Grounds Work Party

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Dust off your garden gloves and come on over to The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence Campus for some fun in the sun! Dig in the dirt, mow the lawn, plant flowers, turn the compost, and more! Come for all or part of the time. Help preserve and beautify the grounds that comprise the Myers Residence Campus. Bring family, friends, colleagues! The more hands the merrier. Tools and gloves and refreshments will be available. A restroom facility is available.

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August 2018

Open House – Young Abolitionist Teen Scholars’ Institute

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Celebrate with our teens at their showcase Open House! They have been incredibly busy learning new history, learning about civic responsibility and preservation, honing their job readiness skills, learning how to be leaders, and learning about and applying the skills related to their Focus Group. Sharing with you gives our teens the opportunity to practice their public speaking skills and to be empowered by your interest in them and their work. Bring family and friends. Light refreshments will be available.…

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