Opinions and Culture

From Slavery to Freedom

Tom Calarco

From Slavery to Freedom – 081312

Interview with Paul and Mary Liz Stewart, founders of the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region in Albany, New York. We discuss their discovery of the Stephen and Harriet Myers residence that was the headquarters of the Underground Railroad in Albany, and which they are transforming into a museum. They talk about programs and activities at the museum and future goals for the museum. We also talk about the importance of Albany in the Underground Railroad and the role played by the Myers. For updates on their work, go to http://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/