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Community Rallies to Preserve Historic Eastern Shore Church

Long before visitors — from around the corner and world — began descending in early 2017 on the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, activists and African-American parishioners of Bazzel United Methodist Church in Dorchester County’s Bucktown community first recognized the significance of Harriet Tubman with an annual celebration that started in the early 1960s.