Jun 22, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Teaching Freedom and Unfreedom Educator Workshop

Discover more about the life and accomplishments of Harriet Tubman, one of the most recognizable figures associated with the Underground Railroad, during this workshop for educators. Learn about Tubman’s life as an enslaved woman and her work freeing others from Maryland State Park Ranger Cierra Maszkiewicz. Hear how nature and the Great Lakes played a part in Tubman’s escape with Megan Gunn of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and get personal with Tubman through interpreter Kathryn Harris. Then, take a tour of Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site and be introduced to resources that can be used for teaching about the Underground Railroad in Indiana. Registration required by June 18.

Price: Free for Indiana K-12 educators

Register by calling Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site at 765.847.1691

  • Cierra Maszkiewicz

    Park Ranger
    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park
    Department of Natural Resources, State of Maryland

  • Megan Gun

    Aquatic Education Associate
    Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

This free workshop is made possible by a Heritage Support Grant provided by the Indiana Historical Society and made possible by Lilly Endowment Inc.