Intersections: The Underground Railroad in Chautauqua County

Intersections: the Underground Railroad in Chautauqua County exhibit tells the story of the freedom movement in and through the western corner of New York State. The exhibit explores the local reaction to the slavery issue and the violent reaction to a slave capture in 1851, it points out the myths and truths about stations in the County and it tells the story of Catherine Harris, one of the most noted Operators on the trek north.

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For more information about the Underground Railroad in New York State, visit the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor website.


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