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Wed, Feb 07

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Buffalo

2024 Black History Month Talk - Uncovering the History of the Underground Railroad in Central New York

Retired Cornell University Professor Gerard Aching will present his research and coordination of several Underground Railroad Research Projects that focus on central New York and the Finger Lakes Region.

2024 Black History Month Talk - Uncovering the History of the Underground Railroad in Central New York
2024 Black History Month Talk - Uncovering the History of the Underground Railroad in Central New York

Time & Location

Feb 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Buffalo, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA

About the Event

Retired Cornell University Professor Gerard Aching will present his research and coordination of several Underground Railroad Research Projects that focus on central New York and the Finger Lakes Region. These projects can be accessed before his presentation via the Underground Railroad Hub landing page: https://undergroundrailroadhub.net/ 

Professor Aching's presentation will be followed by an open discussion on the importance, challenges, and limits to the creation of Underground Railroad projects. The conversation will be an excellent opportunity to share and compare experiences about the work that's being done respectively in and around the St. James AME Zion Church in Ithaca and the Michigan Street Baptist Church of Buffalo.

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