Where Niagara Falls was born 12,000 years ago... Where early French explorers traded with the Indians and opened the Great Lakes to commerce... Where the United States invaded Canada in the War of 1812, only to be pushed back to see the area destroyed... Where Josiah Tryon, a local tailor and deacon at the Presbyterian Church, along with a band of other volunteers, broke the law and secretly escorted fugitive slaves to Canada and freedom as part of the Underground Railroad... Welcome to Freedom Crossing and Historic Lewiston, New York

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Historical Association of Lewiston Inc.
Preserving and promoting Lewiston's rich Heritage.
716-754-4214