Cherie Butler | Dorchester County EDA

Shining the light on Dorchester’s rich culture and heritage, the county’s newest attraction is the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument. Under the direction of Superintendent Cherie Butler, this local gem is quickly becoming a national treasure. Adjacent to the world famous Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, visitors can stand where Dorchester native Tubman guided dozens of slaves out of captivity on the underground railroad. Visit for a free self-guided driving tour of the local area where Tubman grew up, worshiped, labored and led others to freedom.