The city-wide celebration of Harriet Tubman, the famous abolitionist and former Auburn resident, will return on March 6-8, 2020 with an expanded weekend of events. Hosted by the Equal Rights Heritage Center, celebrations of Tubman's life and legacy are planned throughout Auburn’s historic and cultural sites and will include special guests Laureen Smith, who portrayed Martha Coffin Wright in Harriet, and Tubman interpreter Gwendolyn Briley Strand. Kick-off the celebration Friday night during First Friday with events at the heritage center, Seward House Museum and Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, other cultural sites, downtown businesses, and restaurants.
Official Harriet Tubman Weekend Opening Ceremony
- 25 South Street
- Auburn, NY 13021
- March 6, 2020
- NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center