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The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence will be closed

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

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence will be closed on Saturday, December 31 through Monday, January 2, 2023 in observance of the Christmas holiday. We apologize for an inconvenience this…

Pass the Plate – at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany

First Unitarian Universalist Societ of Albany 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York

Join with Paul and Mary Liz Stewart at the January 15 service at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany as congregation members Pass the Plate, raising funds to support the…

Black Resistance

The Blake Annex 1 Steuben Place, Albany, New York

The Albany County Legislative Black Caucus presents a Black History Month Panel on Black Resistance scheduled for February 1 from 5:30-6:30pm at The Black Annex located at 1 Steuben Place,…

The Underground Railroad and Albany’s South End

Howe Library 105 Schuyler St, Albany, NY

Join with Paul and Mary LIz Stewart to learn about the Underground Railroad and its relationship with Albany's South End. Bring your questions, comments, thoughts about this historic civil rights…

“The Interview” – a screening and discussion


For Black History Month Kingston 2023, The Library at the A.J. Williams- Myers African Roots Center, ENJAN (End the New Jim Crow Action Network) Kingston, and the YWCA Ulster County…

Stephen Myers and the Underground Railroad


Join Mary Liz and Paul Stewart as they discuss Harriet and Stephen Myers, Black abolitionists whose residence was a headquarters for Underground Railroad activity in the Capital Region in the…

Anti-Slavery in Columbia County and the Region


Columbia County was an important and vibrant community in the first half of the 19th century. Temperance, reform movements and Underground Railroad activity were part of the antebellum period. Numerous…

The Underground Railroad: a New Interpretation of an Old Story

Messiah Lutheran Church 2850 Guilderland Avenue, Schenectady, NY

The Underground Railroad, often remembered as being characterized by tunnels, dark of night escapes, coded language, and hidey-holes, was far more extensive and complex than these ideas have led us…