Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Events
Auburn NY was home to Harriet Tubman for 54 years of her free life, as well as the destination of her final resting place at Fort Hill Cemetery. Many businesses and organization and attractions are celebrating with events and programs all year long. We of course are celebrating this year, but our goal is to educate and inspire residents and visitors a like to live the spirit of this brave women all year, every year.
“Harriet Tubman – The Journey to Freedom” traveling statue by Wesley Wofford Sculpture Studio's, arrives at the Harriet Tubman Home (180 South Street, Auburn, New York) on July 1 and will be on display July 2 through August 31, 2022. On Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 11 a.m., you are invited to gather at the Harriet Tubman Home (180 South Street, Auburn, NY) to celebrate the traveling exhibition arriving in Auburn and hear from the artist himself, Wesley Wofford, on the inspiration behind the statue. For more information about the events on July, Click Here.
During your visit to Auburn, take advantage of the many activities celebrating the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman’s birth available to the public. Downtown Auburn is walkable! Click here for more information.
For more information and a listing of planned events visit: www.HarrietTubman200.com