- Familiarization Tour- I Love NY is leading a tour from September 10-15 for a group of travel writers and tour operators from the United Kingdom. The group will cross the state visiting historic sites and museums related to the Underground Railroad (UGRR).
- Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Designation- The National Park Service recently awarded Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom designation for its program to link travel routes, hiding places, safe houses, and destinations for African Americans escaping from slavery in the 1800s. This designation is the gold standard for museums, programs and resources related to the interpretation and promotion of the Underground Railroad. http://www.nps.gov/subjects/ugrr/index.htm
Federal and State Agencies to Promote Underground Railroad Sites
Aug 15, 2011 by I Love New York Staff