Construction on new Tubman Museum beginsNine years after first breaking ground on the new Tubman African-American Museum, construction is underway.

It’s taken more than a decade to get here.

“This is like the best beginning I can think of to the new year,” Andy Ambrose, director of the Tubman African-American Museum, said.

They first received funds for a new building in 1998 and broke ground in 2001.

After nine years of delays on Macon’s new Tubman African-American museum due to a lack of funds, museum director, Andy Ambrose, says construction is now back on track.

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