June 12, 2023

Celebrate Juneteenth at Underground Railroad Education Center

Hear about the Juneteenth celebrations planned for Saturday, June 17th, at Albany’s Underground Railroad Education Center as well as the African American Cultural Center and the State Museum. Paul Stewart, UREC’s co-founder, also explains the work involved in restoring the 19th century residence of Black abolitionists Stephen and Harriet Myers, and announces recent approval by the New York State Assembly to fund $2 million towards the construction of a new interpretive center. For info on the activities and other UREC events, visit undergroundrailroadhistory.org. Produced by Brea Barthel for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.

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