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March 6 - 12, 2017


Delaware and Maryland Commemorate Harriet Tubman Day with the National Park Service in “Find Your Freedom” Week Events and Programs - Museums and historical societies in Delaware and Maryland will highlight themes of escape from slavery, the Underground Railroad and abolitionism next week.  “Find Your Freedom” week is a cooperative project with the National Park Service (NPS) and other partners, celebrating the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Visitor’s Center in Church Creek, Maryland.  Public programming at Harriet Tubman State Park and National Monument begins on Saturday, March 11th. This is the second year for Find Your Freedom Week.

Click any of these links for more details or to print: PDF, MS Word (*.docx), RTF (rich text)

Click here for the State of Delaware website.



March 10 - 12, 2017


(Maryland) Grand Opening Events at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center - A weekend of events will help celebrate the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in and around Cambridge, Maryland. The new visitor center opens to the public on March 11.


Free events including Harriet Tubman re-enactor, creative writing workshop, book signing, talk by the center’s architect, children’s activities, and more. At the center in Church Creek, MD. Browse the full schedule. The Eagle Festival is also happening the same day about a mile away at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Click here for more details.



July 21 - 31, 2016


Delaware State Fair - Delaware Byways (Delaware Department of Transportation) will be present at the 2016 Delaware State Fair. Visit their location at the fair for information on the Tubman Byway and other Delaware byways.  They will also be handing out Byway Bucks coupons for use at vendors affiliated with the Delaware byways programs (see our Byway Buck$ tab for current listing).



June 25, 2016


African American Festival - The Tubman Byway/URCD will be participating in the African American Festival on Saturday, June 25. Please drop in and visit our location at the Old State House for details on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway and Delaware Byways programs.



May 14, 2016


Olde Camden Days - The Tubman Byway/URCD and DelDOT Byways will be present at the Olde Camden Days Festival on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Please come by our table for updates about the Coalition and new developments regarding the Delaware byways. Byway Bucks are available to all visitors.


For more about the Olde Camden Days Festival please click here or e-mail inquiries to: vicepresident@historiccamdende.org



May 7, 2016


Dover Days Festival - HTURB/URCD and DelDOT Byways will have a table outside of the Old State House at the Dover Days Festival. Please come by our table for updates about the Coalition and new developments regarding the Delaware byways. Byway brochures and Byway Bucks will be distributed at the table.


For more about the Dover Days Festival please click here.



January 02, 2016


Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway Tours

The HTURB  is entertaining requests and suggestions for byway tours. Many inquiries has already been submitted about tours in general and the byway is looking forward to potentially hosting one soon.

Please forward suggestions and requests for tours to the byway e-mail address: HTURB@tubmanbywaydelaware.org . These can be limited to certain sites along the byway or segments of the HTURB. Family trips, school or group outings can be entertained. Thank you for supporting the Harriet Tubman Byway.