Statue Honoring Harriet Tubman Arrives In Cambridge
(Cambridge, MD) -- A statue honoring Harriet Tubman arrived in Cambridge this week.
The 13-foot bronze statue entitled Beacon Of Hope will be set in place tomorrow, September 10th, at the Dorchester County Courthouse during the 4th annual Day Of Resilience event.
Welcome home Sister Harriet Tubman! This Beacon of Hope will be officially unveiled on Saturday at noon in Cambridge, Md! #MAMAWEMADEIT So honored to be part of the team to commission this beautiful piece of tributary art for MY ancestor Harriet Tubman ❤️ pic.twitter.com/jRR2nvZBlM— oldheadBarb (@megaBarb1) September 8, 2022
This year is also being especially recognized as it is Harriet Tubman's birthday bi-centennial.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared 2022 The Year Of Harriet Tubman.
As we continue to celebrate 2022 as the Year of Harriet Tubman, I’m proud to proclaim September as International Underground Railroad Month in Maryland. It’s an honor for our state to share the stories of the heroes who made the perilous journey to freedom. pic.twitter.com/CJybYXQxEA— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) September 1, 2022
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