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Women’s Club of Albany Tours The Myers Residence

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Members of The Women's Club of Albany will visit The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence on Saturday, April 10 for a tour experience that will complement the virtual Women of…

Myers Residence Library Development Team

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Join with a highly skilled librarian and volunteers in bringing The Myers Residence Library to life! Numerous books have been donated over time and they need to be catalogued so that the library can be open for public use. The Library Development team works together every Monday from 12:30pm - 2pm at The Myers Residence.…

LibertyCon 2021 – Freedom Road: the Struggle for Justice Continues – Planning / Evaluation Meeting

Virtual via Zoom

The LibertyCon 2021 Planning Team invites you to join with them in the planning and implementation of this history-changing event. A format change has been agreed to by the planning team - rather than a weekend program as was previously organized, LibertyCon 2021 is organized into individual virtual presentations with moderated conversations scheduled throughout 2021.…

Uncovering Dinah’s World – Albany History Fair by Historic Cherry Hill

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Historic Cherry Hill’s Education Coordinator will bring you into the sleeping quarters of Dinah Jackson, a woman who was enslaved and worked as a cook at Cherry Hill at the time of the site’s infamous 1827 murder.  Dinah is probably best known for becoming a star witness in the trial of…

Daniel Stewart Memorial Award – Planning Meeting

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

Join with UREC Board members in the planning of the Daniel Stewart Memorial Award.Daniel was an avid photographer and used his photographic skills on behalf of UREC across many years and many events. His photographic skills provided a pictorial record of the many programs engaged in by UREC. Developing award criteria, investigating financial considerations, designing…

Prince’s Petition: Telling the Stories Found Between the Lines – Albany History Fair by Historic Cherry Hill

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Details of the lives of enslaved individuals can be difficult to piece together, and it is often necessary to read between the lines to find their stories.  Join Cordell Reaves, Historic Preservation Program Analyst at NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, and Ian Mumpton, Historic Site Assistant at…

Building and Properties Committee

The Building and Properties Committee invites members of the community to join board members in collaborating on a range of projects including restoration of The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, building of an Interpretive Center, arranging for the installation of an off-street parking area, and managing the maintenance and beautification of the grounds of The…

Myers Residence Library Development Team

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Join with a highly skilled librarian and volunteers in bringing The Myers Residence Library to life! Numerous books have been donated over time and they need to be catalogued so that the library can be open for public use. The Library Development team works together every Monday from 12:30pm - 2pm at The Myers Residence.…

People of Courage, People of Hope, Seekers of Justice

Virtual via Zoom

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Paul and Mary Liz Stewart of the Underground Railroad Education Center will discuss the myths versus the truth of the Underground Railroad and explore the institution’s legacy today.

Free People of Color: a Three-Part Presentation Uncovering Different Experiences Within the African American Community of 19th-Century Albany – Albany History Fair by Historic Cherry Hill

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Moderated by Dr. Kori Graves, Associate Professor of History at the University at Albany, this three-part presentation will shed light on the varying…