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4068 Gold Hill Road
Church Creek, Maryland
March 11-12, 2017
Grand Opening of the Harriet Tubman UGRR Visitor Center
10-4 p.m.: Golden Hill Road, Church Creek, A weekend of Special events to celebrate the opening of the museum-style visitor center with interactive and multimedia exhibits, as well as the 17-acre state park near Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
The visitor center is a collaboration between the National Park Service and the MD Park Service.
Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12 mark the official opening to the public. See the most up-to-date listing of grand opening events happening at the Tubman Visitor Center and at sites throughout the area on our sister website for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.
FREE SHUTTLE! Because of the large crowds expected and because parking at the Tubman Visitor Center is limited, there will be free shuttles running on Saturday, March 11 only from downtown Cambridge to the Tubman Visitor Center. The shuttles will run from 10am to 4pm between downtown Cambridge and the Tubman Visitor Center, which is about a 20-minute drive. The shuttles will leave from and return to the parking lot across from the City Hall building at 410 Academy Street in Cambridge, MD. Parking is free. Shuttles will leave every 10 to 15 minutes and will drop passengers off at the Tubman Visitor Center. There will be an additional shuttle between the Tubman Visitor Center and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, which is hosting the Eagle Festival on March 11.