Events

As a public health precaution we will be hosting our upcoming programs via Zoom Webinar.

Harriet Tubman: Commemorating Women Warriors of the Civil War

Saturday, May 29

4pm – Free Virtual Program

This Memorial Day we honor the Black women of the Civil War, specifically Harriet Tubman, and their many contributions to society. Speakers include Dr. Arlisha Norwood, Terri L. Bailey, and special guest Ernestine Wyatt, the great, great, great grand-niece of Harriet Ross Tubman. The program will include poetry, history, and family stories about Harriet Tubman and the role that Black women played in the war. This program is a partnership between the Matheson History Museum and MAMAs Club

Registration is free via Zoom Webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zE_1WCqDRMS0WceTejK9EA. The program will also be streamed live via the Matheson’s Facebook page.

Featured image: Author and historian Lizzie Robinson Jenkins, courtesy of Cool Blue Photography