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Emancipation Day Celebration

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On September 17, 1849 Harriet Tubman first attempted to liberate herself from the bonds of slavery.

In recognition of the courage and strength, of Harriet Tubman, the folks at the Harriet Tubman Under Grou nd Rail Road Visitor Center are hosting a day of events that focus on Tu bman’s strength, courage and the importance of freedom. So join them o n, September 14th from 10am to 4pm, in a day of festivities starting with ranger led programs at 10am lasting until 11am, in the multi-pu rpose room.  At 1pm Dorchester native Renna Mckinny will perform in the outdoor pavilion.  Following that, will be remarks from speci al guests before the public premier of the Visitor Center’s new or ientation film ^’Harriet Tubman: Soldier of Freedom,^’ at 2pm. ? ?They will conclude with a presentation by Tubman scholar and bi ographer Dr. Kate Clifford Larson at 3pm.  All programs and ev ents are family-friendly and free of charge.

4068 Golden Hi ll Road, Church Creek 21622

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://visitdorchester.org/events/emancipation-day-celebration/