Spend the morning hearing the stories and visiting the sites of the underground railroad in Keeseville and Peru. You will learn about the men and women who traveled on the underground railroad and those who provided safe passage to fugitives from slavery. There will be several stops including one at the hidden room located in a barn at the former Stephen Keese Smith farm in Peru. You will also learn about Liv Tyler and her father Aerosmith Rock Star, Stephen Tyler's connection to one of their relative's from this area. It was a pleasant surprise to the Tylers' and provided Stephen with an understanding of his keen interest in music.
Our leaders are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.
Tours will take place July 1,July15, August 5, August 19, September 2, September 3, September 16, and October 7.
Bus boards at 9:30 am at the North Star Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Rd., Ausable Chasm, NY 12911.