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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…

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…

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,…

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 experiences of free people of color in an emerging community in 19th-century Albany. Kathryn Kosto, Executive Director of Albany County Historical Association will present on…

Collections Committee

Virtual via Zoom

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Record keeping? 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! This very active committee needs…

The UGRR in Dutchess County

Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project P.O. Box 3647, Arlington

In the middle decades of the 18th Century, the Oblong Meeting at Pawling - along with other Quaker communities - were spreading across eastern Dutchess County and points beyond. The area would go on to boast the largest settlement of Quakers outside of Philadelphia. Almost from the beginning, these Quakers found themselves at the forefront…