2017 Museum Open House and Black History Month Presentation

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Silver Springs State Park

The Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center will host an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and a special presentation from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Mrs. Mary Fears will conduct a program titled "Harriet Tubman: Abolitionist and Conductor on the Underground Railroad". Historian and author Mrs. Fears is an expert on the abolition of slavery, the Underground Railroad and the contributions of African Americans during the Civil War. The talk will explore the accomplishments of Harriet Tubman and include a presentation of historic items including slave quilts and other 19th century artifacts.


Admission is free but seating is very limited.

Event Time: 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm EST

Contact Info: 

Call the Silver River Museum at 352-236-5401

Additional Information: 

Enter the park from the camping & museum entrance, 1425 NE 58th Avenue (also known as State Road 35 and Baseline Rd.) to access the Silver River Museum.

The Silver River Museum is a program of Marion County Public Schools. For more information about the Silver River Museum visit their website.

Participation requirements.