Welcome Neighbors of the Capital Region! We are the Underground Railroad Educational Center (UREC) located at The Historic Stephen & Harriett Myers Residence at 194 Livingston Ave in Albany New York. This is your home to explore the history and presence of the Underground Railroad movement right here in Albany. To plan your next visit, click here.
Did you know that 194 Livingston Avenue used to be 198 Lumbar St? It was home to Black Abolitionists Stephen and Harriett Myers, and was the Albany headquarters meeting place for the Underground Railroad Vigilance Committee. We continue to host larger and more diverse groups, and hope to be able to more effectively and comfortably serve our growing population of visitors. To learn more about the plans to (restore and) expand our spaces, click here.
We invite you to upcoming Underground Railroad community events and opportunities for learning. Click here to join our mailing list and be the first to know about UREC news and events; and click here for the calendar of events.