Listen to Their Voices: Farmington and the Underground Railroad
Introduction What was the Underground Railroad? Many people think of it as a network of safe houses in the North. That is certainly part...
To honor Black History Month, we present a special collection called Listen to Their Voices: Farmington and the Underground Railroad. We include first-person accounts of stories of people of African, European, and Native descent who traveled or worked on the Underground Railroad.
Listen to their voices. To read the individual stories, visit the post below:
In July we celebrated the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention of 1848. We note that it would not have happened without the Quakers, and in particular the M’Clintock family of Waterloo. Here is a brief biographical sketch of this extraordinary family.
For Women's History Month this March, we featured a different activist with a connection to the Meetinghouse each week. Each profile is accompanied with links for further learning, information about present-day organizations that highlight these women's contributions to the women's rights movement in general, but more specifically to the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes areas, and recommended reading.