Seward House Museum awarded $20K grant for Underground Railroad project

The Seward House Museum in Auburn has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Network to Freedom, the museum announced in a news release.

The money will be used for preservation, research and an exhibition related to the Underground Railroad. As a site of the railroad, the museum will research new content related to the Seward family’s involvement in it, create a new exhibit around the research, and preserve a space adjacent to the Underground Railroad station for use as an interactive gallery.

The grant was made possible by the National Park Service and partner the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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