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April 2017

URHP Reads – Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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In 1848 William and Ellen Craft made one of the most daring and remarkable escapes in the history of slavery in America. With fair-skinned Ellen in the guise of a white male planter and William posing as her servant, the Crafts traveled by rail and ship–in plain sight and relative luxury–from bondage in Macon, Georgia, to freedom first in Philadelphia, then Boston, and ultimately England. Light refreshments will be served. Appropriate for older youth and adults. This is the concluding…

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Work Party – the first for 2017!

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Join with members of Alpha Phi Omega from RPI for the inaugural grounds work party of 2017! Bring yourself, your neighbors, family members, colleagues, friends, to begin the revival of the dormant grounds. Tools and refreshments are provided.

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URHPCR Board Meeting

April 18 @ 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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Pinkster 2017

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Crailo State Historic Site, 9 1/2 Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144 United States
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Once a Dutch holiday commemorating Pentecost, Pinkster became a distinctly African American holiday in the Hudson River Valley during the colonial era. During the 17th and 18th centuries, enslaved and free African Americans transformed Pinkster from a Dutch religious observance into a spring festival and a celebration of African cultural traditions. All along the Hudson River and on Albany’s “Pinkster Hill” (the current site of the NYS Capitol), enslaved African Americans reunited with family and friends and celebrated Pinkster with…

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Hospitality Gives Back – Earth Day Clean-Up at the Myers Residence Campus

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Join with members of the Hospitality Community to clean up, spruce up, tidy up The Myers Residence Campus. Rake, collect and bag branches, turn mulch, polyurethane hand railings and the shed, turn raised beds, repair raised bed frames, clean The Residence, steam period costumes, and more. A great opportunity to work together with a purpose! Organized by Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau - http://www.albany.org/ See you there! Event Registration - http://www.albany.org/about/hospitality-gives-back/event-registration/ Contact Danielle for more information, dwalsh@albany.org or 518-434-1217 ext 102.

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