Stephentown, N.Y.: Underground Railroad is subject of SHS meeting
Paul and Mary Liz Stewart of The Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region will present "The Invisible Road To Freedom" at the Stephentown Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1.
The meeting will be held at the Stephentown Heritage Center on Garfield Road, and is free and open to the public.
Through pictures and documentation, the Stewarts will tell about the "ordinary" citizens who helped runaways seeking freedom from slavery and the freedom seekers who settled in or traveled through the Capital District.
Directions or information: (518) 733-0010.
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.