Author Archive for reedwards

Board Meeting to be held Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017, at 7 pm

We invite all interested volunteers to join us for planning meetings–including our plans for Michael Lord’s upcoming Feb. 2 talk. We were going to meet tonight, Monday, but due to inclement weather will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 from 7 to 8:45 pm.  For location and details please email reedwards@vassar.edu   

MHAHP at Esopus Library

On Friday, February 20 at 6 pm, join us for a talk about MHAHP’s work, “Researching the Underground Railroad in the Hudson Valley,” at the Esopus Public Library, Port Ewen.  Hope to see you there.

New Book on UGRR History

You may be interested in this New York Times report on a new book by distinguished historian Eric Foner, on the history of the Underground Railroad.

Was My House on the Underground Railroad?

A brief guide to research on private homes now appears on our research pages.  Check it out!

Upcoming Meeting: January 26, 2015

The next meeting of the Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project will be on Monday, January 26th, from 7:00 to 8:45 pm, to discuss research and event planning for 2015.  The meeting will be held at the First Congregational Church, 269 Mill Street, in Poughkeepsie. All are welcome!