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“There’s two things I got a right to and these are death and liberty. One or the other I mean to have.”

- Harriet Tubman quoted in Sarah Bradford, Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, 1879

Education

Teacher Resources
What is the Underground Railroad? How did the Underground Railroad work? Who was Harriet Tubman? Why was the Buffalo / Niagara area important to the Underground Railroad Movement? Get answers to these questions as well as access to NYS standards-based Underground Railroad lesson plans on our Teacher Resources page. Read more…

School Tours
School tours of Freedom Crossing: The Underground Railroad of Greater Niagara provide an interactive learning opportunity that encourages observation, teamwork, critical thinking, experiential learning, and open dialogue. The exhibition includes historical documents, slave artifacts, videos, and photographs of activists, “safe houses,” and crossing sites. Read more…