Tag: Equal Rights Heritage Center

Nick’s Ride 4 Friends: 2nd Annual We Run 4 Recovery 5K

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Nick’s Ride 4 Friends will host the second annual We Run 4 Recovery 5K at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, beginning and ending at Memorial City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn. Local favorite, Jim Van Arsdale & The Healers will perform live and Deborah and Harry’s Place food truck will be serving up delicious eats. ….  Read More

Dedication Ceremony: National Votes for Women Trail Historical Markers

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The City of Auburn has received two historical markers as part of the National Votes for Women Trail program.  The two markers that will be installed in Auburn recognize the women’s suffrage activism of two historically significant women from Cayuga County, Eliza Wright Osborne and Emily Howland.   On Friday, June 10, 2022, at 3 ….  Read More

National Park Service “Walk in Tubman’s Footsteps” Walking Tours

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Beginning Thursday, June 2 through Saturday, September 10, the National Park Service will be offering complimentary walking tours from the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center in downtown Auburn, New York. “Walk in Tubman’s Footsteps” Walking Tours Come hear about Tubman’s 50 years in freedom in Auburn and the people she knew as friends and compatriots ….  Read More

2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker Series: Dorothy Wickenden

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The Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the 2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker: Dorothy Wickenden. Wickenden is the Executive Editor of The New Yorker, in addition to author of The Agitators. This book explores how three extraordinary women changed history and advanced the cause of equality. United by roots in Auburn, the friendship between Harriet Tubman, Martha ….  Read More

“Hike Through the History of Harriet” Walking Tours

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Starting September 10, Harriet Tubman National Historical Park rangers will be providing a “Hike Through the History of Harriet” tours on Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.  Meet your ranger at the Harriet Tubman statue in the courtyard of the Equal Rights Heritage Center, 25 South Street, Auburn. Come hear about Tubman’s 50 years in ….  Read More

Shining a Light on Harriet Tubman March 7 – 14, 2021

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The third annual city-wide celebration of Harriet Tubman, the famous abolitionist and former Auburn resident, will return this year in a virtual format during the week of March 7-14, 2021. Celebrations of Tubman’s life and legacy will be honored through social media channels for the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center and others, and visitation to ….  Read More

The Agitators: A Virtual Evening with Author Dorothy Wickenden

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  Dorothy Wickenden is the author of Nothing Daunted and The Agitators, and has been the executive editor of The New Yorker since January 1996. She also writes for the magazine and is the moderator of its weekly podcast Politics and More. A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Wickenden was national affairs editor at Newsweek from 1993-1995, and before that was ….  Read More