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A Journey To Freedom: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom Introduction

On October 12, the Library will be entertaining a new temporary resident. A beautiful, 9 foot tall, 2400 pound bronze statue called Journey to Freedom will grace the plaza in front of the Library until December. Newburgh Free Library is hosting “Journey to Freedom,” a year-long series of arts, cultural and educational programs, inspired by the courage, vision and strength of the American abolitionist and political activist, Harriet Tubman. This sculpture of Harriet Tubman by award-winning artist
Wesley Wofford will be on display in front of the Newburgh Free Library from October 12 to December 12, 2020. For more information, please visit our website at
Funded in part by Humanities New York.


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Downloadable Materials

A Journey to Freedom: Harriet Tubman Resource Guide – Learn More