Seaford Museum has new Harriet Tubman exhibit about slave ‘Tilly’

SEAFORD – The Seaford Museum has a new permanent exhibit of the 1856 story of Harriet Tubman bringing slave “Tilly” from Baltimore down the Chesapeake Bay to Seaford on her way to freedom in Canada.

STAND Tubman tilly state marker

The figures in the exhibit were expertly created by Dorfman Museum Figures in Baltimore.

The exhibit is based on the research of Museum Curator Jim Blackwell, who documented their journey north to freedom for the inclusion of the story into the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom Program.

Located at 203 High Street, the Seaford Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from noon until 4 p.m., and .Sunday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

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