The 17-acre Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument invites visitors to experience Tubman’s world through exhibits that are informative and emotive, providing an in depth understanding of Tubman’s early years spent in Maryland's Choptank River region and her legacy as a leader, liberator and humanitarian in the resistance movement of the Underground Railroad.
The park, which sits on the trailhead for the 125‐mile Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway an All American Road also provides an orientation to Tubman and Underground Railroad heritage sites and programs within the county and region.
Designated in 2013 as the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument, includes the home site of Jacob Jackson, a free black man who used coded letters to help Tubman communicate with family and others.
The Visitor Center features a museum store, information desk, research library and an exhibit space.
The park and the adjacent Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Centers are physically and intellectually linked to one another through programming, multi-use trails and roads.