U.S. Secretary of Interior Formally Establishes Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell formally established Harriet Tubman National Historical Park via a ceremony held January 10th. The new National Park in  Auburn, NY commemorates the work of the fearless Underground Railroad conductor during her later years in life. The park is located at the site where Tubman lived and worshiped, caring for family members and other formerly enslaved people seeking safe haven in the North.

Read the press release from the Department of Interior and the news story in the USA Today.