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

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

. The LibertyCon 2021 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 via Zoom. Be an agent of change! Planning, marketing, fundraising, coordinating speakers and attendees and volunteers and vendors and exhibitors, recordkeeping and…

Collections Committee

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Recordkeeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? Contributing to the development of the Collections Management System as we work to get our incredibly large collection of artifacts into a public facing, user friendly database? Then this committee is for YOU! October's agenda will focus on a headstone…

UREC Reads: Black Reconstruction 1860-1880 (ch.8) – W.E.B. Du Bois book conversation

UREC Reads will continue its discussion of Chapter 8 on October 9 DuBois, an incredible thinker and author who pushes beyond the limits of the American narrative with his challenging observations and interpretations, challenges and enriches the reader's understanding of Reconstruction . A must read and a great source of stimulating conversation. Du Bois published…

Young Abolitionist Leadership Institute Service Day – You are Invited to Participate

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Do you like to dig in the dirt? Like to plant flowers? Like to beautify a garden? Then this service day is for YOU! Join forces with our Young Abolitionist Leadership Institute teens as they reclaim a once lovely Rock Garden that has languished over the last few years. Tucked in a corner of the…

Indigenous Peoples Day (Columbus Day) – The Myers Residence will be closed

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence will be closed on Monday, October 12. It will reopen to the public on Tuesday, October 13 at 5pm.   If you are interested in visiting The Myers Residence please visit https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/tours/ for scheduling information that aligns with COVID-10 safety protocols.    

Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers – GRAND OPENING

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers - Grand Opening Exhibit Celebrating the Activism of Black Women Across Time   Exhibit Opening begins at 2pm in the backyard of The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence. Paul and Mary Liz Stewart will provide a welcome, to be followed by Opening Remarks from curator Derek Healey. Poet and…

Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers – an exhibit celebrating Black Women Activists

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers Come view the first such exhibit to be installed at The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence. Yours for the Oppressed, Harriet Myers features pieces chosen by our museum’s Special Collections curator in honor of Black  Women’s contributions to social justice in America. The exhibition centers around an 1860 letter…

Chess – It’s Your Move – Resumes

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.   Light refreshments will be served.   Masks covering nose and mouth, available at The Myers Residence, will be required. Hand…

UREC Board Meeting

  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. UREC Board meetings are conducted via Zoom. Pre-registration for Zoom meetings in…