Harriet Tubman National Historical Park: In the Footsteps of Harriet Tubman Walking Tour

Join National Park Service rangers on a 1-mile walking tour (approx. 1 hr) of downtown Auburn and experience Harriet Tubman’s hometown the way she would have walked it.  Discover the connections that brought Harriet Tubman to Auburn as you view the Seward House and Park, Fort Hill Cemetery, the site of Martha Coffin Wright’s house, the Cayuga County Court House, and more.  Learn the complex history of how Harriet Tubman and the city of Auburn supported each other during her 52 years of life in freedom here.

Some grades are above 6 percent which may be hard for some motorized mobility aids or individuals with limited mobility. Rangers will be ready to go rain or shine, so make sure to come prepared which may include; extra food and water, good walking shoes, a rain coat or extra layers, sunscreen, etc. Inclement weather or dangerous conditions may cause program to be cancelled or reformatted.

These guided walking tours are scheduled weekly on Thursdays and Fridays from June 8 through August 5, 2023.

The Equal Rights Heritage Center is wheelchair accessible (30 min). Reservations not required; parking is available in the adjacent City of Auburn parking garage on Lincoln Street.


Aug 04 2023


10:30 am - 11:30 am

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