NYS History Talk with Karen Hill
Saturday, May 6
The History Center in Tompkins County, 401 E. State St.
Karen Hill is the executive director of the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn, New York. The site recently received final federal approval to become the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park (NHP) to be operated by the National Park Service and the Harriet Tubman Home, Inc. The new park will recognize Tubman’s significant role and involvement in the Underground Railroad. women’s suffrage and other causes. Karen Hill will talk about Harriet Tubman, history of the site and the process it underwent in becoming a National Historical Park.
Free to attend!