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“We Took to Ourselves Liberty” – The Underground Railroad in Oneida County, NY

Online via Zoom

“‘We took to ourselves liberty”: Historic Sites Relating to the Underground Railroad, Abolitionism, and African American Life in Oneida County and Beyond.” The Underground Railroad was one of America’s monumental stories,  a multi-racial civil rights movement of epic proportions. Before the Civil War, as many as 100,000 people escaped from slavery, some alone and some with…

Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad

Online

"Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad focuses on seaborne escapes of enslaved African Americans along the eastern seaboard. Contemporary scholarship and teaching about the Underground Railroad focus…

Historic Preservation Fund Grant Programs Webinar

Online

In 2022, the Historic Preservation Fund will fund more than $150 million in projects to assist communities with historic preservation and conservation projects. On Wednesday, November 4 at 4:30pm EDT,…

Archeology and the Underground Railroad

Online via Zoom

  Join an hour long discussion and Q & A on archeology and the Underground Railroad. Commemorating International Archeology Day 2021, panelists Paul Stewart, Matt Kirk and Lavada Nahon will…

The Myers Residence will be closed

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

We apologize for any inconvenience but The Myers Residence will be closed on Saturday, November 13 as staff and volunteers will be off site at a program out of the…

Work Party – last one for the season!

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

Put on the garden gloves, pick up the rake, and off you go! Would you prefer to work with clippers or a shovel? How about a lawn mower or pitch…

YALI Curriculum Development Workgroup

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

Interested in designing curriculum for the Young Abolitionist Leadership Institute? Join with other community members to develop curriculum that will help expand the reach and impact of YALI. Contact Mary…

The Myers Residence will be closed

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

We apologize for any inconvenience but The Myers Residence will be closed on Wednesday, November 24 as staff and volunteers will be preparing for Thanksgiving. Normal public hours will resume…

The Myers Residence will be closed

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

We apologize for any inconvenience but The Myers Residence will be closed on Thursday, November 25 as staff and volunteers will be celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends. Normal public…

The Myers Residence will be closed

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

We apologize for any inconvenience but The Myers Residence will be closed on Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal public hours will resume on Saturday, November 27 with…

FreedomCon 2021 – Native Lives Matter

Online

Presenter Dr. Lori Quigley, a member of the Wolf Clan of the Seneca nation, will provide an historical overview of various events that have negatively impacted the lives of Native American groups. She will focus primarily on, but not be limited to, Haudenosaunee nations and/or tribal nations who currently reside within the boundaries of New…

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