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Harriet Tubman Statue Viewing


Register 2024-06-25 12:00 2024-06-25 14:00 Europe/London Harriet Tubman Statue Viewing

For a limited time, the now famous Wesley Wofford 9-foot tall, 2,400-lb. bronze statue of Harriet Tubman, entitled “The Journey to Freedom,” a traveling exhibition that has captured the hearts of Americans across the country, is on display at our own Button Farm here in Germantown.  It depicts the Antebellum icon leading a slave girl to freedom on the underground railroad. Let’s go see it! Along with this special display, on Saturday, May 20, starting at 12 noon, actual descendants of Underground Railroad freedom-seekers will be on hand. Hear harrowing accounts of enslavement, escapes and of new lives established in freedom as can only be told by their family members though stories passed down through the generations. Discover the books, films and other projects being created to tell these stories, about these unsung heroines and heroes—who like Tubman—risked everything for the cause of freedom. Program Includes: Statue visitation Displays, vendors, food Self-guided QR Code Tour of museum grounds, heritage animals & heirloom garden. Limited picnic table seating for BYO lunch (first come, first served) Tickets are free!  Go to “register” (Green Button) to order.

16820 Black Rock Rd, Germantown, MD 20874

For a limited time, the now famous Wesley Wofford 9-foot tall, 2,400-lb. bronze statue of Harriet Tubman, entitled “The Journey to Freedom,” a traveling exhibition that has captured the hearts of Americans across the country, is on display at our own Button Farm here in Germantown.  It depicts the Antebellum icon leading a slave girl to freedom on the underground railroad.

Let’s go see it!

Along with this special display, on Saturday, May 20, starting at 12 noon, actual descendants of Underground Railroad freedom-seekers will be on hand. Hear harrowing accounts of enslavement, escapes and of new lives established in freedom as can only be told by their family members though stories passed down through the generations. Discover the books, films and other projects being created to tell these stories, about these unsung heroines and heroes—who like Tubman—risked everything for the cause of freedom.

Program Includes:

  • Statue visitation
  • Displays, vendors, food
  • Self-guided QR Code Tour of museum grounds, heritage animals & heirloom garden.
  • Limited picnic table seating for BYO lunch (first come, first served)

Tickets are free!  Go to “register” (Green Button) to order.