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July 4th Oration – Planning Meeting

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

Help bring the July 4th Oration to life by participating in the planning meetings. This annual program is a signature event of Underground Railroad History Project. Using Frederick Douglass's 1852 speech, What to the Slave is Your Fourth of July, as the framework for this event, the concepts and application of liberty, citizenship, civic engagement…

LibertyCon 2020 – Freedom Road: the Struggle for Justice Continues – Planning Meeting

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

The LibertyCon 2020 Planning Team invites you to join with them in the planning and implementation of this history-changing event. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month from 5:30pm-7pm at The Myers Residence. Be an agent of change! Planning, marketing, fundraising, coordinating speakers and attendees and volunteers and vendors and exhibitors, recordkeeping…

Collections Committee

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

  Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Recordkeeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? This very active committee needs more volunteers to carry out its important work for URHP and for the community. Be part of the Collections Team!   Because of the COVID-19 pandemic the April Collections meeting will be held…

URHP READS – BLACK RECONSTRUCTION IN AMERICA 1860-1880 – cancelled

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

The pioneering work in the study of the role of Black Americans during Reconstruction by the most influential Black intellectual of his time. This pioneering work was the first full-length study of the role black Americans played in the crucial period after the Civil War, when those enslaved had been freed and the attempt was…

Chess – It’s Your Move – cancelled

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

Calling all chess players from no experience to beginners to experts. Come play a historical game in a historical house. Boards and chess pieces provided. All are welcome the third Monday of every month.   This event will be cancelled in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See you in May!

URHPCR Board Meeting

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

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 https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/contact/   Due to the COVID-19…

Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880 – ch.5 – via Zoom

The pioneering work in the study of the role of Black Americans during Reconstruction by the most influential Black intellectual of his time. This pioneering work was the first full-length study of the role black Americans played in the crucial period after the Civil War, when those enslaved had been freed and the attempt was…

Collections Committee – via Zoom

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Recordkeeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? This very active committee needs more volunteers to carry out its important work for URHP and for the community. Be part of the Collections Team! Current hot topics include selecting a gravestone for Stephen and Harriet Myers and planning…

July 4th Oration – Planning Meeting via Zoom

Help bring the July 4th Oration to life by participating in the planning meetings. This annual program is a signature event of Underground Railroad History Project. Using Frederick Douglass’s 1852 speech, What to the Slave is Your Fourth of July, as the framework for this event, the concepts and application of liberty, citizenship, civic engagement and…

Board Meeting – via Zoom

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) 621-7793 or  https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/contact/ Because of the COVID-19 situation…