Past Events

Local History Meetup: Tubman Sculpture

2021-05-08 Tubman by Dorice
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The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us for 

Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom
and Rockland County Phenomenal Women Celebration 

When: Saturday, May 8, 2021, 2:30 pm (official HAAC program begins at 3)
Where: Haverstraw African-American Historical Park, 41 Clinton Street, Haverstraw
Price: $FREE (but reservations are required)

This is a meetup announcement for history enthusiasts. All are welcome!

The Haverstraw African-American Connection (HAAC) will host the nationally touring sculpture Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom from April 20 through June 18, 2021. Join us as we meet up on May 8 to view the statue and attend the HAAC’s special Saturday program celebrating local women. 

This program is part of a series of weekend programs to honor not just Harriet, the Underground Railroad conductor, but also Harriet, the Civil War scout, spy, nurse, activist and humanitarian. 

The sculpture, created by Wesley Wofford, is filled with symbolism and commemorates the resilience and contributions of strong women throughout history. Learn more about the sculpture and the other auxiliary programs at

Please note that this event will take place entirely outdoors, so be sure to dress accordingly. Also, masks/facial coverings must be worn and safe social distances maintained during this Meetup.

To register, send an email info@rockland or click on the Eventbrite logo: 

Parking: Street parking is available at the Haverstraw African American Memorial Park, which is located at the end of Clinton Street in the Village of Haverstraw. Parking is also available in the Village of Haverstraw Municipal Lot (on Maple Street, between New Main Street and West Broad Street, and across from Village Hall), about one-third of a mile from the park.


The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.


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