THE HARRIET (ARAMINTA) TUBMAN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
FIELD TRIP AND STUDY TOUR
We will travel by motor-coach from D.C. to:
- The New Harriet (Araminta) Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center on the Maryland Eastern Shore
- The Brodess Farm, where Harriet Tubman was born and lived as a child
- The Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center
We will explore the landscape that colored Tubman's early life to learn more about her compelling story, and a research library including historical displays of the 19th century related to slavery, Underground Railroad, Civil War and life post-Civil War period for emancipated Africans.
Lead by Araminta Story-Guide Wekesa Madzimoyo of AYA Educational Institute
Come to learn, heal and grow as a family.
The registration fee, which is $60 ($50 for current APPEAL members, $55 for Seniors 65 and over, and $35 for Youth 18 and under), is all inclusive of transportation.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own bag/box lunch to their own taste. There will be no lunch provided, but there will be time and location allotted to enjoy your lunch on the Tour.
The bus will leave from the Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E., Washington, DC 20018 at 8:00am PROMPT on Saturday August 19, 2017
Space is LIMITED!
Pre-registration is required
You must arrive by 7:30 am for check-in.
We return to the Umoja House around 6pm
This event is co-sponsored by AYA Education Institute