True Grit


Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Maryland, Inc., & League of Women Voters Prince George's County

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Deadline Extended! Register by MAY 10th

Join us for a Tour of History, Fun & Adventure! Seating is limited, so register today!


Come to the shore and celebrate centuries of legendary local ladies.  Discover Harriett Tubman who led scores of people to freedom on the Underground Railroad.  Then mosey on down to the home of Phoebe Anne Mosey, who shot her way to stardom as sharpshooter Annie OakleyBea Arthur, a Cambridge native, served as an early United States Marine, later becoming a comedienne serving up laughter as our favorite Golden Girl.

Meet your local step-on guide at the Dorchester County/Sailwinds Visitor Center and then wind through the picturesque rural landscape on Maryland’s Eastern Shore exploring the childhood, teen and young adult years of Harriet Tubman’s life.  Visit the 1800’s general store which was the site of her first act of defiance.  Hear stories about her life as a slave, her family and escapes along the Underground Railroad in this area.  Visit the Harriett Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center.  Tour downtown Cambridge including Pine Street, Freedom House/Black House, Annie Oakley, Bea Arthur, Courthouse, High Street and Long Wharf (slave trading sites).


Details

Click here to select bus pick-up location and lunch meal choice (there will be an option to do this on the payment page as well)

Bus Options: 

Baltimore - Meet at 6:45 am at Greenspring Shopping Center Parking Lot, 2801 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

Annapolis - Meet at 7:45 am at Riva Road Park and Ride

Wye Mills - Meet at 8:45 am at Chesapeake College

 

Lunch - will be included at the Portside Restaurant in Downtown Cambridge, MD with your pre-selected choice of grilled chicken breast or traditional Eastern Shore crab cake. Vegetarian meal also available.

***Tour package includes local step-on guide for a full day of touring, basic guide gratuity, Harriett Tubman Underground Railroad sites, donation/admission to Bucktown Village Store, lunch, meal tax and gratuity, guide gratuity, round trip motor coach transportation via Superior Tours and driver gratuity.

 

Dinner - will be on your own at Cracker Barrel in Stevensville, MD


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WHEN
May 15, 2018 at 6:45am - 8:45pm
WHERE
Spring Bus Tour
CONTACT
Carolyn Hetterick or Joyce Duckett · · 410-935-5925
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$140.00 True Grit Tour Full Payment
This payment option covers the full tour. Please purchase each ticket under the LWVMD account of the ticket holder for record keeping purposes. Please Enter the Number of Tickets - NOT the dollar Amount. Thank you!