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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

Equal Rights Heritage Center Virtual Networking Event

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This is a new virtual networking event created by the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Participants will have some time to share updates about their organizations. Then, Courtney Kasper at the Equal Rights Heritage Center will give an update and a virtual tour of the Center, and information about a virtual Harriet Tubman Celebration, upcoming ….  Read More