Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park

The 17-acre site is adjacent to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, along MD 335 will officially be open on March 11, 2017.  The state park will be a key destination for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway. 


Site features to include:

  • Exhibit building, complete with exhibits, research library and gift shop
  • Sculptures of Harriet Tubman
  • Legacy Garden
  • Open-Air pavilion


March 11-12, 2017 will be full of family-friendly activities to celebrate the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center. Additional events related to Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad will occur throughout 2017.  Click here to see specific dates and times.  Additional information can be found on the Harriet Tubman Byway website.



Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway

A series of 17 custom-designed, historical markers are installed at sights along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway through out Dorchester and Caroline Counties.  Guests can follow the byway and learn about the heritage and hardships of the Underground Railroad Conductor, Harriet Tubman. Catch a glimpse of the scenic byway.


A companion map and interactive booklet allows drivers to enjoy a self-guided tour.  Click here to download the complimentary audio guide and view the tour.  Maps and additional information can also be found at the concierge desk or by visiting the Dorchester Visitor's Center at 2 Rose Hill Place in Cambridge. 

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100 Heron Blvd. at Route 50, Cambridge, Maryland, USA, 21613