Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

See where Harriet Tubman lived at the end of her life and her burial place on a visit to the 32-acre Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. While the National Park Service maintains the grounds, Harriet Tubman Home, Inc., maintains the three buildings at this site. Those buildings include her home; Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, which she raised funds to build and was where she worshipped; and the Tubman Home for the Aged. You can also see where she was buried at the Fort Hill Cemetery near Auburn, New York. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

Start your visit at the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center. This location offers a great opportunity to learn more about her life and the Underground Railroad. Then, join a guided tour of the property. See inside the Tubman Home for the Aged and the outside of the Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, including its rectory. Then, tour the outside of the home where she lived. End your visit at Fort Hill Cemetery, where she is buried. 

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How To Get To Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

It is easy to get to Harriet Tubman National Historical Park from throughout the Finger Lakes region by taking Interstate 90 to Exit 41 for New York 414 toward Waterloo Clyde. Stay right at the fork to get on New York 414 South. Turn left onto New York 318 East. Turn right onto US 20 East and another right onto New York 326 West. Turn left onto Wright Avenue and right onto Columbus Street. This road will become Dunning Avenue. Turn left on Clymer Avenue and left onto Thorton Avenue. Then, turn right on Clymer Street and right on South Street. Your destination will be on your left. The best time to visit this site is often in the spring and fall as it can get busy in the summer when families are coming to the region for their vacations. 

Address

180 South Street, Auburn, New York 13021

Fee: Entry fee $0

While you may have a basic understanding of who Harriet Tubman was, you can gain a deeper appreciation for her life by touring the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. Bringing your RV to the Finger Lakes region is a great way to experience all the sights and sounds of this popular tourist area after you finish visiting the park. If you do not have an RV, rent one on RVshare.com.