History Department Hosted Lecture on Underground Railroad History in Western NY

February 4, 2010

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The History Department hosted a lecture on Underground Railroad history in Western New York by Dr. Kate Clifford Larson and a roundtable discussion on Thursday, February 4th. Dr. Larson has authored "Bound for Freedom: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero." The event attracted dozens of attendees as well as the media attention:

Channel 7's coverage

The event also commemorates the recent establishment of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Commission and the work of the North Star Advisory Committee.