Event 

Title:
Harriet Tubman Celebration
When:
Saturday, March 09, 2019  2:00 PM
Where:
Mitchell Center for African American Heritage - Wilmington
Category:
Program

Description

Harriet Tubman Celebration with Singing & Praying Bands of Maryland & Delaware

Combining West African religion, Christianity and African American ring shout traditions, the Singing & Praying Bands of Delaware & Maryland practice a form of religious worship that encompasses one of the oldest and most historic African  American performance traditions that is still active today, predating gospel, blues, and jazz. Sharon Moore, Harriet Tubman reenactor, will perform during the intermission.

Please note: filled to capacity; thank you for your interest.

On-street parking is FREE on weekends.
FREE PARKING is also available courtesy of Colonial Parking, Lot No. 50, Sixth and Shipley streets.

 

 

 

Venue

Venue:
Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
Street:
504 N. Market Street
ZIP:
19801
City:
Wilmington
State:
Delaware

Description

Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage was named in honor of two Delawareans who worked tirelessly for civil rights for the disenfranchised. The Mitchell Center collects, preserves and presents for public enrichment the history and heritage of Delaware's African Americans. Using historical objects, museum exhibitions, education programs and research, the Mitchell Center is Delaware's first central repository dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the state's African American history, heritage and culture.



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(302) 655-7161  deinfo@dehistory.org
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.