by Shawn Robinson Channel 6 News Thu, February 22nd 2024 at 6:38 PM ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, first home to African American boat captain…
FreedomCon 2024: Agents of Change, Voices of Freedom
Join us for a full schedule of amazing presentation workshops, to be held the 4th Saturday of every month from January to October, via Zoom, from 2pm-3pm.
NOTE: REGISTRATION for each workshop session closes at 5pm on the Friday before the session.
Think You Know the Underground Railroad?
Visit The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence for a journey through the real story of the Black Abolitionist movement and celebrate the thousands of unsung, everyday heroes who worked to move our country closer to true democracy.
Interpretive Center Project Description
In order for Underground Railroad Education Center to continue to expand its outreach and share the empowering reinterpretation of underground railroad history and its relevance for us today, UREC needs a facility fully dedicated to programs, events, exhibits, video documentary production and viewing, research, workforce development, children’s engagement, and the arts. This facility would be the Interpretive Center of Underground Railroad Education Center.
Hon. John T. McDonald III
Hon. Patricia Fahy
Ryan Biggs and Associates
Carol and Carl Felsen
Steven P. O’Connor