Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Explore the visitor center at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park to learn how she risked her own life to lead 70 people to freedom during the Civil War. Learn how an overseer trying to catch a runaway slave almost killed her and how she suffered epilepsy for the rest of her life. Discover how she farmed herself out to work in the forests and marshes. Then, she used the knowledge she gained to help others escape slavery. Find out how she forged relationships with black and white Northern abolitionists near this site near Church Creek, Maryland, and New York.

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Stop at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center to learn more about this remarkable leader's life. Watch the documentary in the theater to learn about how this lady conquered her fears to lead 70 others to freedom during and after the Civil War. This 10,000-square-foot museum in Church Creek, Maryland, is also a great place to learn about her role in the women's suffrage movement. Then, head out to explore the 36 stops along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.

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How To Get To Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

It is easy to get to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park from Annapolis, Maryland. Take U.S. 301 East and merge onto U.S. 50 South. Then, turn south on Route 16 to go through Church Creek, Maryland. Finally, turn south on Route 336 and go about 4.5 miles. This site can get particularly busy in the spring when school field trips occur and in the summer when families go on vacation.

Address

4068 Golden Hill Road, Church Creek, Maryland 21622

Fee: Entry Fee (per person) There is no entry fee.

Travel in your RV to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park near Church Creek, Maryland. Then, set out to explore the Harriet Tubman Byway. Since the byway takes you along 125 miles of Maryland's eastern shores and 98 miles of Delaware, bringing your RV allows you to explore the 45 sites related to the Underground Railroad at your own pace. There are beautiful restaurants and shops to explore, along with other fascinating things to do along the way. If you do not have an RV, rent one on RVshare.com.