Family Saturday: Celebrating Harriet Tubman
Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Join us as we celebrate Harriet Tubman Day!

Harriet Tubman

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Wilmington Friends Meeting House
512 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

City Council Proclamation with Mayor Mike Purzycki.

Harriet Tubman educator Patricia Lewis will share in-depth, personal stories that highlight how Harriet Tubman's spirituality and strength led her to become the Underground Railroad heroine we know today. Children's activity provided. Click here for additional information.
Sponsored by Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation and M&T Bank


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Folk Art & Freedom
Tubman-Garret Park on the Riverfront - 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

Local artist and community advocate Eunice LaFate presents Folk Art & Freedom, appropriate for all ages. Sponsored by Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation and Delaware Humanities Forum  - click here for details.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Delaware History Museum - 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
The Underground Railroad in Delaware


City Council resolution read by City Council Member Michelle Harlee.

Walk in the footsteps of freedom seekers and discover the brave men and women, both enslaved and free, who made this region one of the most successful routes to freedom in the years before the Civil War.


3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Women of Consquence
Baby Grand
- 818 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

A unique performance program incorporating poetry, dance and the visual arts as a way to share stories of freedom of expression and equality for all women. Admission required - click here for details and ticket information



2018 Harriet Tubman Day Sponsors



Delaware History Museum   |  Mitchell Center for African American Heritage   |   Old Town Hall   |   Research Library   |   Willingtown Square    |   Read House & Gardens  

(302) 655-7161  deinfo@dehistory.org
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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