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“Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One"

  • Date: 03/25/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Fairfax City Hall, Council Chambers
    10455 Armstrong Street
    Fairfax, Virginia 22030
  • Introduction: In this dynamic show, actress Gwendolyn Briley-Strand takes her audience on one of the many journeys Ms. Tubman took on the Underground Railroad.

Saturday, March 25 - special location: Fairfax City Hall Annex, Council Chambers, 10455 Armstrong St. Entrance on sides of annex, behind main building. Enter parking lot from Rt. 123/Chain Bridge Road or from George Mason Boulevard (University Dr.)   Directions to City Hall

Call (703) 591-0560 for information.

For Women's History Month the Office of Historic Resources and the City of Fairfax's Commission for Women present “Harriet Tubman:  The Chosen One" -a dynamic one-woman show that takes its audience on one of the many journeys Ms. Tubman took on the Underground Railroad. Watch Ms. Gwendolyn Briley-Strand, change into more than a dozen characters, right before your eyes. See for yourself the people who helped her along the path to freedom... and the ones who tried to stop her in her tracks. Join Ms. Briley-Strand as she transports you into a time you've only read about.

Ms. Strand will also have on display an exhibit about Miss Tubman called "The Portals Through Time."

Program length: 45 minutes plus 15-20 minute Question & Answer period
Ages:       Grades 3 through adult

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For more information about Ms. Briley-Strand see

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