What made it possible for so many “freedom seekers” (“fugitive slaves”) to come safely through the Finger Lakes as they sought freedom from slavery? That is a key question that Seneca County Historian Walter Gable will help answer in a program on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Wesleyan Chapel 126 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY.
Many individuals and groups were active in various kinds of Underground Railroad or anti-slavery activities in the decades preceding the Civil War. Learn about who these groups and people were and what they did.
Help celebrate African-American History Month by learning more about the important role that the Finger Lakes played in this momentous human rights struggle in United States