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The Underground Railroad in Western NY

  • Dates: October 7, 2017
  • Location: Tour begins at Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Address: Elmwood Ave & Adlinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
  • Phone: 585-295-1055
  • Time: From: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: $30/person
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  • Rochester is emblematic of the strong efforts for freedom that New York has represented throughout history. It was the home of Frederick Douglass and had pivotal connections with the most prominent abolitionist leaders during the mid-19th century. The tour visits National Freedom Trail sites and other Underground Railroad locations. It is filled with powerful stories of the people who helped deliver individuals to freedom. It will bring New York’s historic part in the advocacy of civil rights to the forefront for everyone.