About Us

About Us

The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area celebrates, interprets, and preserves the wealth of places and stories associated with the Underground Railroad found within the City of Niagara Falls and the surrounding region. The Heritage Area includes outstanding natural and scenic resources associated with the Niagara River, the Niagara Gorge, and the falls; is internationally recognized for tourism and recreational opportunities; and possesses an unparalleled density of historic resources, narratives, sites, experiences, and research opportunities related to the Underground Railroad. Under the guidance of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area Commission, the Heritage Area represents a partnership between the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the City of Niagara Falls, and local advocacy and community groups.

For detailed information about Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area please visit:

www.niagarafallsundergroundrailroad.org