Archive for March, 2017

Harriet Tubman Visitor Center is Open!

What an incredible event!!! What a wonderful center!!!

Priest standing by  his work in the Tubman Series entitled, “The Auction”










Priest standing in front of images of “December 1854 Flight to Freedom “ print and “Escape from Poplar Neck” 

Priest viewing one of 7 images created by the artist on permanent display.

artwork: “Bucktown Store Skirmish”










Priest looking at one of his images entitled, “The Auction”, that has been put on permanent display at the center

















Priest standing by one of his images entitled, “Timber Crew”

















Priest standing in front artwork entitled, “Escape From Poplar Neck”










Mark Priest being interviewed by media at the Tubman Visitor Center Opening








Priest views exhibit. Priest work is seen in the background. Please visit the center it is well worth the trip!!

Opening Ceremony of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

In African-American History by markp5 / March 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

State and local officials delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, Md.,where abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born a slave in 1822.










Below is the link to the CSPAn3 video of the event.  Mark Priest on right, was honored to be apart of this center opening event.