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Celebrating Harriet Tubman

March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017

The weekend of March 10th, 11th, and 12th will feature many events celebrating the life and inspiration of Dorchester County native and American Hero, Harriet Tubman.

New Tubman Visitor Center opens to public March 11
A weekend of events will help celebrate the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek. This center has been a decade in the making, and it was local volunteers who persevered to share the stories and legacy of Tubman to a wider audience. The new visitor center (pictured above) opens to the public on March 11, and we’re expecting big crowds from near and far. All are welcome to the events happening thoughout the weekend. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Listing of grand opening events, both at the Tubman Visitor Center and elsewhere in the area, from interesting talks and family-friendly fun to performances and banquets. Read more.
  • Info about the free shuttles running from downtown Cambridge to the Tubman Visitor Center on March 11. Read more.
  • FAQs about the grand opening. Read more.
  • Listing of Tubman-related events throughout 2017. Read more.



March 10, 2017
March 12, 2017
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