‘The Underground Railroad’ at Keene Valley Library

KEENE VALLEY – Keene Valley Library presents the second lecture in its summer series, “The Underground Railroad in the North Country” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the library.

Peter Slocum from the recently opened North Star Underground Railroad Museum in Ausable Chasm will unlock the history of the abolitionists who helped slaves escape up the Champlain Line to freedom before the Civil War.

His talk and slideshow will offer a look at that struggle in the North Country, including controversies within church congregations, families and towns -?and at some of those who made it to freedom.

The Keene Valley Library is located at 1796 state Route 73, Keene Valley.

Admission is free. For more information, call the Library at 576-4335.