The "We Are NY" series sheds light on several historic places, including the Stephen and Harriet Myers residence, a former stop on the Underground Railroad.
Located in South Brooklyn along Jamaica Bay, Marine Park is a neighborhood full of history and secrets dating back to the Native American era.
Eric Foner's "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad" discusses the history of NYC's involvement with the Underground Railroad.
Join us at the Museum of the City of New York's discussion of the Eric Foner and Martha Fobes new book, "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
NYC's slave market was once located on Wall Street and Pearl Street in the Financial District. 10 secrets of this hidden history, marked by a plaque in 2015.
New York City was a hotbed of social activism in the 19th century; it hosted a major segment of the Underground Railroad and was a major rallying point for prominent abolitionists of the day.