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September 2017

Liberty Con 2018 – Embracing Equity in a Global Society

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Embracing equity in a global society is a struggle and an affirmation. In our increasingly polarized society, the symbol of the 19th century Underground Railroad movement and its abolition activists challenge us to publicly reflect and act upon the legacy of the institution of slavery in contemporary times. Elements in society that oppose equity such as racism and discrimination must be challenged, overcome, and corrected. Join with volunteers to plan and implement this ‘game changing’ public history conference.

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Collections Committee

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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Collections Committee is setting up an inventory system for The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence and organizing Underground Railroad History Project records. Take photos. Draft text. Manage filing. The Collections Committee is also planning International Archeology Day activities for October. Join in the fun and contribute to the preservation of the objects in The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence and the records of Underground Railroad History Project.

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Underground Railroad Camp-In

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - September 16 @ 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 dinner, campfire…

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URHPCR Board Meeting

September 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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North Star Interfaith Peace Walk 2017

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Park, Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12203 United States
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  The purpose of the walk is to share interfaith prayers, teachings, singing and fellowship. This will be a multi-generational inclusive family, NON-POLITICAL event and we welcome your group/congregational banners and non-political signs of peace. More information available at https://www.facebook.com/northstarpeacewalk/

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