Sen. Van Hollen to visit UMES, honor Harriet Tubman

Sen. Van Hollen to visit UMES
Sen. Van Hollen to visit UMES
Posted at 7:59 AM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 08:11:55-05

Sen. Chris Van Hollen will visit the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to announce new legislation honoring Harriet Tubman and highlight the importance of Black History Month.

Tubman's legacy will be celebrated March 11 when The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center will open to the public in Church Creek.

Van Hollen will also meet with students and university leadership to discuss the impact of investing in education at every level.

The visit will begin at 10:15 a.m. Monday at the UMES Frederick Douglass Library.

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