Hear from the descendants of historical African American figures: Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Hawley & Harriet Green and John Rankin.
Intro by Dr. Mauricio, City Singers, Interviews by students of prominent people of Peekskill, poetry and more!
Produced by Enormous Creative, the BID tells why it was so important to bring Harriet Tubman – The Journey to Freedom, to downtown Peekskill.
Hear more about Wesley Wofford's "Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom"
Enyinnaya Ogbuagu, Kazi Oliver, Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips, Just The Place Dancers
Before She Was Harriet (written by Lesa Cline-Ransome & illustrated by James E. Ransome) is being read with permission from Holiday House Publishing.
A dance choreographed by Sharon Simmons-Wright, with dancers Denver Gray, Symone Lassic and Cassia Shoulders
See and hear work inspired by the Black Lives Movement
The Peekskill NAACP presents a retrospect on the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman followed by more in-depth conversation on where we are today.
Presented by the Field Library In this program, we will highlight Peekskill's role in the Underground Railroad through the use of primary sources.
Wesley Wofford's sculpture arrives in Jan Peek Square
Thank you to everyone who took part in this historic effort. Special thank you to the Peekskill Police Department, Peekskill DPW and Highland Welding for safely moving her into place.
Sister Fern and John J. Curran offer a preview of upcoming arrival. (Peekskill BID has no affiliation with "Peekskill Today")
John J. Curran former Peekskill Historian & Author speaks about Harriet Tubman at the Peekskill Museum. (Peekskill BID has no affiliation with "Peekskill Today")
John J. Curran former Peekskill Historian & Author speaks about Harriet Tubman at the statute plot. (Peekskill BID has no affiliation with "Peekskill Today")
Councilman Ramon Fernandez speaks about Harriet Tubman in American History (Peekskill BID has no affiliation with "Peekskill Today")