Harriet Tubman National Historical Park is a new national park located in Auburn, New York. It is a park in progress with limited services. Below are addresses and GPS locations for the National Park Service and partner sites relating to Harriet Tubman's life.
Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Harriet Tubman raised funds for the building of this church, which opened its doors in 1891. Tubman was an active parishioner for over 20 years and her funeral was held here in 1913.
Harriet Tubman Residence - Operated by The Harriet Tubman Home, Inc.
Harriet Tubman purchased this seven acre property in 1859 from then Senator William Seward. Here she created a home for her parents and family and where she lived until her death in 1913.
Harriet Tubman Visitor Center and Tubman Home for the Aged
In 1896, Harriet Tubman purchased this 25 acre property which adjoined her residence. Here she established the Tubman Home for the Aged to provide for the elderly, one of the first such institutions for African-Americans.
Harriet Tubman Gravesite at Fort Hill Cemetery - Operated by Fort Hill Cemetery Association
Harriet Tubman’s final resting place is marked by a towering spruce tree planted by her great niece and nephew. In 1937, The Empire State Federation of Women’s Clubs placed the granite marker visible today to replace an earlier one, which had fallen into disrepair.
Equal Rights Heritage Center
The Equal Rights Heritage Center assists area visitors in finding cultural events, museums, and Underground Railroad sites in Cayuga County in addition to offering hotel and restaurant suggestions.
Seward House Museum
The Seward House Museum, a National Historic Landmark, was originally the home of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln, and his wife Frances. Their home was a station on the Underground Railroad and it was from William Seward that Harriet Tubman purchased the property in Auburn that she would make her home for 54 years.
Last updated: July 22, 2022