The Center for AntiSlavery Studies




Preservation Projects

"THE PLACE I CALL HOME:
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA'S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HISTORY"

This multi-county project is working with many community partners to research, interpret and tell the story of Northeast Pennsylvania's role in both the Underground Railroad and Abolition movements. more>>>

THE AME ZION CHURCH, MONTROSE PA

AME ChurchCASS is working to restore the 1848 AME Zion Church in Montrose, shown here with congregants in the 1940's. more>>>

 

SILVER LAKE BANK BUILDING, MONTROSE PA

CASS BuildingThe former Silver Lake Bank, listed on the National Register of Historic Places is now the headquarters for the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies. Renovations of the historic site are well underway. more>>

 

THE WILLIAM SMITH HOUSE, MONTROSE PA

William Smith, one of the first people of color who came from slavery to settle in Montrose, built his home on the lot adjacent to where the AME Zion Church would later be built. Efforts are in full swing to preserve this historic site. more>>>

 

 

 


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