Poplar Neck to Philadelphia (Map)

Walking the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway

Map of Walking Route from Preston, MD to Philadelphia, PA

Below is a schedule of my Walk to Freedom sectional hike from Poplar Neck (Preston, Maryland) to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The schedule is subject to change due inclement weather, unforeseen logistical issues and finances, all challenges Harriet Tubman would have faced during her time.

12/24-25, 2019 Christmas Eve rescue, Water St,, Preston to Denton, MD; Start: 10:00 p.m. (20.44 miles) Read Highlights of My Christmas Eve Walk

Christmas Eve on the bank of the Choptank River

Saturday January 4, 2020 Rain Delay Walk postponed.

Sunday January 5, 2020 Denton to Kibler and Whiteleysburg Roads, Greensboro MD Start: 8:30 a.m. (7.7 miles)

Saturday January 11, 2020 Greensboro, MD to Sandtown and onwards to Petersburg, DE. Start: 8:30 a.m. (15 miles)

Sunday January 12, 2020 Petersburg to Dover (12 miles)

Sunday January 26, 2020 Dover to Blackbird, DE Start: 8:30 a.m. (17 miles)

Saturday February 1-2, 2020 Blackbird to New Castle via Odessa Start: 8:30 a.m. (26 miles)

Saturday February 15, 2020 Wilmington area to Kennett Square Underground Railroad Center Start: 8:30 a.m. (8 miles)

Saturday February 22-23, 2020 Kennett Square Underground Railroad Museum, Kennett Square, PA to Philadelphia Underground Railroad Museum Start: 8:00 a.m. (32 miles)

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