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August 2017

URHP Reads – Henry Highland Garnet’s speeches

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Speaking with 19th century eloquence, Garnet addresses the issue “that all the rights and immunities of American citizens are justly due to the people of color, who have ever been, and still are, willing to contribute their full share to enrich and to defend our common country.” Join in the casual conversation about Garnet's thought provoking speech, what it meant in the mid-19th c. and what it means for us today. Appropriate for High school and up. Light refreshments will…

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Riders Mills Historical Society

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Malden Bridge Commuity Center, 1087 Albany Turnpike
Malden Bridge, New York 12115
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  A new Interpretation of an Old Story - join Paul and Mary Liz Stewart to hear about their seminal research and how it has changed thinking about Underground Railroad history. Malden Bridge Community Center - 1087 Albany Turnpike, Malden Bridge, NY  

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URHPCR Board Meeting

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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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Jazz@theUnderground: a Night at the Electric City

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Join forces with other URHP volunteers to plan the event of the year! Jazz@theUnderground is back! Receiving rave reviews in 2016, URHP is revving up for a bigger and jazzier event this year. Call Mary Liz at 518-432-4432 with questions. See you at planning committee meeting at The Myers Residence.

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Underground Railroad Camp-In

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - August 19 @ 9:30 am
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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$15 - $35

  Sleep over in the place where history happened! Meet Stephen or Harriet Myers, perhaps a visiting Freedom Seeker. Play games that the Myers children played. Help the abolitionists decide how best to respond to the needs of Freedom Seekers. Learn about the life of abolitionists in Albany in the mid-1850’s. Bring your sleeping bag or bed roll, your pillow, and your favorite sleeping companion.   Camp-in begins at 6:30pm on Friday and concludes at 9:30am on Saturday. Price includes…

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