Celebrate Harriet Tubman
Saturday March 7, 2020
Enjoy live music, programs by Team Tubman and self-guided activities as we honor the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman during the Year of the Woman. The event is free of charge and all programs are family-friendly.
Music and Ranger-led Programs
A Musical Journey with Diana Wagner at 11 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room Diana Wagner is a sought-after Eastern Shore multi-instrumentalist who specializes in historic and traditional folk and blues music. When Diana is not playing instruments, she is Associate Professor of Education at Salisbury University and serves as a Volunteer Ranger for the Maryland Park Service.
Reading Ranger at 12 p.m. in the Research Library Meet Ranger Nwakudo in the research library and enjoy stories of Minty’s youth and time on the Underground Railroad.
Songs of Freedom at 1 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room Celebrate freedom through music with Ranger Crenshaw and learn about the songs featured in the Visitor Center and the movie Harriet. Participation is encouraged, bring your voice and a smile!
Mancala! Mancala! Mancala! at 2 p.m. in the Research Library Join Rangers Harris and Crenshaw and learn how to play the board game Mancala! It takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master. Bring a smile and creativity and create your own game board.
Important Women in Harriet Tubman’s Life at 3 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room Learn about women who were important to Ms. Tubman with Ranger Maszkiewicz including Rit Green Ross (mother), Susan B. Anthony (fellow suffragette) and Sarah Bradford (first biographer).
Self-guided Activities: Available throughout the day
The Life and Legacy of Harriet Tubman: Find out more about the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman with our award-winning Junior Ranger program. Request your booklet from a ranger, explore the exhibits, take the pledge and earn a patch!
Sights and Sounds of Freedom: Meet Trevalian and Kessiah, our mini rangers as you dig deeper into the art and music featured in the Visitor Center. Request your booklet from a ranger, explore the exhibits, and take the pledge and earn a patch!
Steal Away on the Liberty Lines: Complete activities with your group that help you understand Tubman’s life and take your own journey through the Legacy Garden. Upon completion write a Haiku and earn a patch!
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitor Center
4068 Golden Hill Road • Church Creek, Maryland 21622 • 410-221-2290 • DNR.MARYLAND.GOV