The Tuscarora Heroes Monument is permanent symbol of thanksgiving to the Tuscarora Nation from a grateful nation for heroically saving the lives of dozens of settlers in Lewiston from a British attack during the War of 1812. Located in the heart of the Village of Lewiston, it is a reminder of the courage of the Tuscarora Nation.
For more information visit Historic Association of Lewiston’s website at http://historiclewiston.org/index.html.
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.
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