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Telling the stories of the Underground Railroad in Niagara Falls


The Heritage Center’s mission is to reveal authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in Niagara Falls that inspire visitors to recognize modern injustices that stem from slavery and take action toward an equitable society.


Painting Escape

Painting Escape

Painting Escape: A new micro exhibit Our new micro exhibit gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the watercolors produced and used throughout the Heritage Center. Painted by watercolor illustrator E.B. Lewis in order to portray the unique stories we tell, the...

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