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She’s a history saver, and just one of many fascinating people you might meet along the Byway.  Read her story on VisitDorchester.org.

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  • Marcus Shelby courtesy KQED

Harriet Tubman & the Songs of Freedom

Acclaimed jazz musician and composer Marcus Shelby comes from California to perform original music inspired by Harriet Tubman’s life during a public performance on May 20.  Read more >

  • Inside the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center

New Tubman Visitor Center now open!

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is now open in Dorchester County, Maryland! The exhibits inside the center -- located just a few miles from where Harriet Tubman was born -- share this American hero's story in powerful and moving ways. This 10,000-square-foot building and its 17-acre park make an excellent launching point for exploring the Tubman Byway, a self-guided driving tour of Underground Railroad-related sites on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Read more >

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