Located near Harriet Tubman’s birthplace in Dorchester County, Maryland, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park comprises a visitor center, research library, and seasonal interpretative programs that allow visitors to explore the life of Harriet Tubman, the most well known conductor of the Underground Railroad. The park will be offering special programming this upcoming February in honor of Black History Month.
Black History Month programming will be held every weekend (Friday through Sunday) in February. The free, family-friendly programming covers a range of topics including the causes of poverty, native wildlife of Dorchester County, and the concept of self-liberation.
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park will soon celebrate its fourth year of operation. Along with audio-visual materials that interpret the life of Harriet Tubman, the park also preserves the natural landscape that Tubman as she helped free others from slavery. Dorchester County is also home to the free Harriet Tubman Museum.
Visit Southern Maryland Chronicle for a complete description of Black History Month events at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park.