Tubman scholar will be speaker at Beach to Bay Heritage Area annual luncheon

Save the date for Oct. 28 at UMES

Posted 6/24/21

The Beach to Bay Heritage Area will be holding its annual luncheon this year on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the the Richard A. Henson Center on the campus of UMES in Princess Anne.

 

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Tubman scholar will be speaker at Beach to Bay Heritage Area annual luncheon

Save the date for Oct. 28 at UMES

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The Beach to Bay Heritage Area will be holding its annual luncheon this year on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the Richard A. Henson Center on the campus of UMES in Princess Anne.

 

This year’s guest speaker will be Kate Clifford Larson, an American historian and Harriet Tubman scholar. Her 2003 biography of Harriet Tubman, Bound for the Promised Land, was one of the first non-juvenile Tubman biographies published in six decades.

 

Larson is the consultant for the Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study of the National Park Service and serves on the advisory board of the Historic Context on the Underground Railroad in Delaware, Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware.

 

The Bay to Bay Heritage Area will have more information about registration as the date nears but those interested are urged to mark their calendars now. Lee Whaley Associates is the sponsor of this year’s speaker program.