Picture of Harriet Tubman, underground railroad conductor and advocate of human rights, with some of the people she helped to escape from slavery.

Picture of Harriet Tubman, underground railroad conductor and advocate of human rights, with some of the people she helped to escape from slavery.

In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream. Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. But, John did not want her to go north. He said he was fine where he was and that there was no reason for moving north. She said…

In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream. Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. But, John did not want her to go north. He said he was fine where he was and that there was no reason for moving north. She said…

Underground Railroad - Black History Found this painting on HISTORY.com.  Not yet able to find the artist.  Pinners, if you know who painted this work please leave a comment.  Thanks!

Underground Railroad - Black History Found this painting on HISTORY.com. Not yet able to find the artist. Pinners, if you know who painted this work please leave a comment. Thanks!

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"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman.    [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/  ]

"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman. [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/ ]

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Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland who became known as the "Moses of her people."
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Harriet Tubman  Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Wikipedia  Born: 1820, Dorchester County  Died: March 10, 1913, Auburn  Full name: Araminta Harriet Ross  Nicknames: Moses, Minty  Children: Gertie Davies  Parents: Ben Ross, Harriet Greene

Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Wikipedia Born: 1820, Dorchester County Died: March 10, 1913, Auburn Full name: Araminta Harriet Ross Nicknames: Moses, Minty Children: Gertie Davies Parents: Ben Ross, Harriet Greene

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New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable' - For decades, there have been few photographic images of Harriet Tubman depicting how the abolitionist and Civil War spy looked in her lifetime.

New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable' - For decades, there have been few photographic images of Harriet Tubman depicting how the abolitionist and Civil War spy looked in her lifetime.

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