To commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area partnered with WNED to make available the PBS “War of 1812” Educator’s Kit. Included in the kit is the PBS Documentary “War of 1812”, curriculum for the documentary for the elementary, middle school and high school levels and a commemorative poster. Kits have been widely distributed since 2012. To request a kit, while supplies last, please contact email@example.com.
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.