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Travel Channel Tours FAMU's Black Archives Museum For Harriet Tubman Mystery

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Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum is stopping in Tallahassee for its season premiere tonight. The show filmed a segment on Harriet Tubman, and Florida A&M University’s Black Archives museum will be featured. The segment focuses on Tubman’s role not as a freedom fighter—but possible union spy. And FAMU Museum Director Nashid Madyun will feature the Tubman’s gun and sword, which are on display at the Black Archives building:

“She provided information and led troops, and that was unheard of well into the 20th century--that level of involvement from a woman. And that’s an allusion to the mysteries that will come out in this story tonight.”  

FAMU’s Museum and archives are free of charge and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9-To-5, and on Saturdays until 4 p.m.

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Lynn Hatter is a Florida A&M University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Lynn has served as reporter/producer for WFSU since 2007 with education and health care issues as her key coverage areas.  She is an award-winning member of the Capital Press Corps and has participated in the NPR Kaiser Health News Reporting Partnership and NPR Education Initiative. 

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