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Tubman, Harriet, Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church

Auburn, New York
County of Cayuga.
180-182 South Street and 33 Parker Street
National Register Number: 74001222
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - hotel. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2002.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Open by Appointment; http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/ny1.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
Tubman (1821-1913), the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, personally led more than 300 slaves to freedom. She established this home for aged and indigent African Americans in 1908.

Condition:
The Home is severely deteriorated.

A 2000 Save America's Treasures grant for $450,000 will help to restore the building.


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