Senator Gillibrand and Senator Chuck Schumer announced the Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act has passed the Senate. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Tubman home in Auburn.
“The Harriet Tubman Home is a beloved site in Upstate New York that plays an essential role in educating the public and visitors from across the country on Tubman’s extraordinary life. I am proud to have fought to formally establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Cayuga County, and am proud to have continued that fight with this bill to ensure Tubman’s history in New York continues to live on,” said Senator Schumer.
“This legislation will serve the solemn purpose of ensuring Harriet Tubman’s story continues to receive the recognition it deserves and the proceeds will help preserve her legacy at the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn for countless generations to come.” – He continued.
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