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Interior secretary formally establishes Harriet Tubman national park in Auburn

After nearly two decades of work, it’s now official: Cayuga County is home to the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell formally established the park at ceremony Tuesday at the Department of the Interior’s Washington headquarters. The park will consist of Tubman’s residence in Fleming and the Home for the Aged in Auburn. Along with the South Street properties, the historic Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church and rectory on Parker Street will be part of the newly created park.

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