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The Tubman sites in Auburn consist of her residence, the Home for the Aged, Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church, and her gravesite. They are at three separate sites. The Tubman Home on South Street appears as an integrated single site with the residence and the Home for the Aged plus two modern buildings visible from the road. Deep in the rear of the property, out of sight from the road, is the foundation of the brick structure that Tubman named John Brown Hall. In this building, Tubman cared for aged and ill people. Thompson Memorial Church is about one mile away on the street adjacent to Fort Hill Cemetery, where Tubman's gravesite is located.

Harriet Tubman Residence, Tubman Home for the Aged, and Harriet Tubman Visitor Center
180-182 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
49 Parker Street, Auburn, New York 13021

Harriet Tubman Gravesite at Fort Hill Cemetery
19 Fort Street, Auburn, New York 13021

To get to Tubman's gravesite, visitors should enter Fort Hill Cemetery off Fitch Avenue through the Underwood Gate and take an immediate left turn. Her gravesite is a short distance further on the right under a large spruce tree.

Last updated: January 10, 2017

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Harriet Tubman National Historical Park
P.O. Box 769

Auburn, NY 13021-0769

Phone:

315-224-1175

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