Gov. Markell Set to Kick-Off "Ten Events for the 10th"

Mar 01, 2013 -- 5:16am

Governor Jack Markell will today kick-off “Ten Events for the 10th" Honoring Harriet Tubman by proclaiming March 10 as Harriet Tubman Day.

Gov. Markell will join representatives from DelDOT and the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware to proclaim March 10 as Harriet Tubman Day. 

In honor of the proclamation, DelDOT will be unveiling the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway Corridor Management Plan which helps to preserve, promote, enhance and manage the Byway. 

“Ten Events for the 10th” recognizes the courage of Harriet Tubman through ten days of commemorative activities leading up to the 100th anniversary of her passing on March 10, 1913.

 

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