Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the New York State Canal Corporation has named one of their vessels the Harriet Tubman in honor of the famed American abolitionist and humanitarian's inspirational life and legacy. In the bicentennial year of Harriet Tubman's birth, the Canal Corporation dedicated the previously unnamed push tugboat at a ceremony along the Genesee River spur of the Erie Canal in Rochester, not far from abolitionist's home and final resting place in Auburn near the Finger Lakes.

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