Travel Arrangements
Frederick Douglass Links

Conference Location
Hotel Accommodations
Maps & Driving Directions
Discover Rochester
Historic & Cultural Attractions

Conference Location
The 2007 Frederick Douglass International Underground Railroad Conference will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in the heart of Downtown Rochester and overlooking the Genesee River.


Hotel Accommodations
The Hyatt Regency Rochester is connected to the Convention Center via an enclosed walkway.

125 East Main Street
Rochester, New York
14604 USA
Tel: +1 585 546 1234
Fax: +1 585 546 6777
Hotel Map and Directions
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Rochester Maps and Driving Directions
Rochester is served by several national and regional airlines, Amtrak and the Fast Ferry service between Toronto and Rochester.

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Discover Rochester
For information on what to do in Rochester go to

Images of Rochester courtesy of the Greater Rochester Visitors Association and Rochester Downtown Development Corporation

Centers at High Falls
Rochester's only riverside educational and entertainment center. Part of the New York State Heritage Area System. See the Genesee River rushing over a 96-foot cliff. Tours, gift shop, restaurants and entertainment.

Corning Museum of Glass
The Corning Museum of Glass is home to the world's most comprehensive and celebrated collection of glass. An independent, non-profit, educational institution, the Museum is dedicated to the art, history, science and exhibition of glass.


Clothesline Arts Festival

Hundreds of local and statewide artists gather on the grounds of the Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue, for one of the oldest and largest outdoor art shows in the United States. Memorial Art Gallery.

Finger Lakes Wine Region
Our Finger Lakes Wine District features more than 50 wineries and 15,000 scenic acres - many perched on the magnificent hills overlooking the lakes. See why American Way magazine called this region "the Next Napa."


Ganondagan State Historic Site
Ganondagan State Historic Site is the location of a major 17th-century Seneca town and palisaded granary. Three hundred years ago, near Ganondagan, the French led an army from Canada against the Seneca to annihilate them and eliminate them as competitors in the international fur trade.

Genesee Country Museum
Take your place in history, just 20 miles from Rochester, N.Y. This living history museum is the largest in New York and one of the largest in the nation.

George Eastman House
International Museum of Photography and Film

Located on historic East Avenue in Rochester, the 12.5-acre museum site was the urban estate of George Eastman (1854-1932), founder of Eastman Kodak Company. Opened in 1949, the Museum includes Mr. Eastman's restored house and gardens, an archives building and research center, galleries, two theaters, and an education center. The Museum displays the art, technology, and impact of photography and motion pictures over 150 years, and interprets the life of Mr. Eastman, an influential industrialist and philanthropist.

Golf Courses
See a complete listing of dozens of public, semi-private and executive golf courses and driving ranges in the Rochester area.

Letchworth State Park
Letchworth State Park, renowned as the "Grand Canyon of the East," is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. The Genesee River roars through the gorge over three major waterfalls between cliffs -- as high as 600 feet in some places -- surrounded by lush forests.


Mt. Hope Cemetery
America's first municipal Victorian cemetery, established in 1838, spans 197 acres and is the final resting place of a third of a million people including Susan B. Anthony and family, Frederick Douglass and family, Rev. Thomas James, Issac and Amy Post, John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, and more.


National Women's Hall of Fame
Honors and celebrates the achievements of distinguished American women who have made enduring contributions to the arts, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science and education.


Rochester Museum & Science Center
Rochester's Frederick Douglass Exhibit: see more than 300 artifacts and images offer compelling, tangible evidence of the activities, people, places, events, and turning points in the life of Frederick Douglass

Six Flags Darien Lake

Strong National Museum of Play
Strong Museum is the nation's leading hands-on history center for children and families. Child Magazine calls it one of the top ten children's museums in the country.


Susan B. Anthony House
Ignoring opposition and abuse, Anthony traveled, lectured and canvassed across the nation for the vote. She also campaigned for the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and women's labor organizations. In 1900, Anthony persuaded the University of Rochester to admit women. This fully furnished, National Historic Landmark Victorian house was Susan B. Anthony's home for 40 years and the site of her 1872 arrest for voting.


Women's Rights National Historic Park
This park commemorates women's struggle for equal rights, and the first Women's Rights Convention, held at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19 & 20, 1848.



Conference Organizers

Conference Sponsors



Janet Buchanan Smith
Charitable Checking Account

Alstom Signaling Foundation

Winters Family Fund to
Promote Diversity and Inclusion


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