Harriet Tubman: Moses of Our People

By Tawanna Browne Smith | March 10 is Harriet Tubman Day in Maryland. Here lies within the woman who freed a thousand slaves.

The two-pound weight said to have been thrown at Harriet Tubman by accident, causing life-long neurological damage.

The courthouse in Dorchester County, MD where enslaved African Americans were auctioned, tried or jailed.

The farm in Dorchester County, MD where Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery.

An exhibit inside the Harriet Tubman Visitor Center showing a depiction of her rescuing enslaved women and children from the waters of the Congahee River in South Carolina.

We have GPS and bridges today (and freedom) - imagine trying to cross all that water without either to escape hell also known as slavery and your life? Right! You can't imagine. Neither can I. #HarrietTubman

The North side of the new Harriet Tubman Visitor Center designed to look much like a barn.

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Harriet, the Moses of Her People

Publisher<p>G.R. Lockwood & Son, 1886<p>Original from<p>Harvard University<p>Digitized<p>10 Jul 2007<p>Length<p>149 pages<p>Export Citation

Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman

Page 57 - Read my letter to the old folks, and give my love to them, and tell my brothers to be always watching unto prayer, and when the good old …

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