Black History : New Harriet Tubman visitors center in Maryland looks at abolitionist's life, myth free

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New Harriet Tubman visitors center in Maryland looks at abolitionist's life, myth free

SALISBURY, Md. — Hundreds of people, some clad in woolen 19th century-era attire, gathered Friday to celebrate the opening of the Eastern Shore of Maryland’s newest landmark.

State and federal park officials described the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center as a structure built to erase myths and to create a real-life picture of one of America’s most celebrated icons ...

http://www.usatoday.com/story/trave...-looks-abolitionists-life-myth-free/99047164/

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(Photo: Staff photo by Ralph Musthaler)


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Jeremy Cox, The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times




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In Maryland, visitors can follow Harriet Tubman's footsteps

CHURCH CREEK, Md. (AP) — A new visitors' center on the Eastern Shore explores the history of one of Maryland's most famous figures, the Underground Railroad conductor, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman.

The $21 million Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is in Church Creek, about a two-hour drive from Baltimore ...


https://www.yahoo.com/news/maryland-visitors-harriet-tubmans-footsteps-175748777.html

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An exterior of Tubman center. The exterior of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitors Center, as seen before a media preview on Friday, March 10, 2017, in Church Creek, Md. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)





BRIAN WITTE
Associated Press
March 10, 2017



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