Commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and increase your knowledge of local history by collecting the War of 1812 Trading Card Series. Discover the heroic efforts of Betsy Doyle, the Cusick Family and Peter Buell Porter as they shaped history within our region.
The following cards are located at these organizations:
Betsy Doyle, Old Fort Niagara
Cusick Family, Historic Association of Lewiston
Peter Buell Porter, Oakwood Cemetery
A now famous book was written about Lewiston's role in the Underground Railroad, called Freedom Crossing, by Margaret Goff Clark, and is read by thousands of grade school students across the United States every year. The Freedom Crossing Monument commemorates the Underground Railroad movement in Lewiston and was dedicated on October 14, 2009.