Starr Clark Tin Shop & Underground Railroad Museum

Address 3250 Main St.
Mexico, NY 13114
Phone (315) 963-7898
Hours May 4 - Dec 7, Fri 4pm-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm, excluding major holidays and by appointment.
Themes Civil Rights
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Abolitionist Starr Clark gave refuge to several African-American slaves in this building from the mid-1830s to the Civil War.  A member of Mexico's Vigilance Committee, Clark held abolitionist meetings and ran a tin shop, making stove pipes and other pieces in this building, which was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The building was the hub of the abolitionist movement in Oswego County and has been renovated to its original appearance.  Features interpretive displays and exhibits on the Underground railroad and abolitionist activity on Oswego County.  Includes tools and exhibit on working tin shop.

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  • Sites Dates Hours: May 4 - Dec 7, Fri 4pm-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm, excluding major holidays and by appointment.

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