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Harriet Tubman led many slaves from Dorchester County to Canada (via the suspension bridge at Niagara Falls). One trip with "fugitive slaves" occurred in November 1856, when Tubman conducted Josia (Joe) Bailey, William Bailey, Peter Pennington and…
In Memory of
Daniel Carroll II
Member Continental Congress
Signer Articles of Confederation
July 22 1730 † May 7, 1796
Insult and Injury on the Train to New York
The Civil War ended in April 1865.
The irony of the situation added insult to injury. She had dedicated her life for three years, at great personal risk to the Union cause. Now a railroad conductor in…
Thomas Garret (1789-1871) of Wilmington, Delaware. He guided over 2,000 slaves on their way to freedom.
William Still's Account of the Cambridge "Runaways" of October, 1857
Harriet Tubman, known as "Minty", was born to Rittia 'Rit' Green Ross, her mother, and Benjamin 'Ben' Ross, her father. Ben and Rit Ross were both enslaved (but to different owners) at the time of Harriet's birth. The number of Harriet Tubman's br…
Discover the extraordinary life and legacy of Harriet Tubman in the landscape of her childhood and early adult life.
Harriet Ross Tubman, an American legendary human rights advocate and suffragist, was born in enslaved in Dorchester County, Mar…
Explore the scenic byway, follow the path to freedom and discover Harriet Tubman's rich history.
Experience extraordinary stories of courage along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway. With unspoiled landscapes virtually unchanged sinc…
The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, one of over 560 national wildlife refuges, provides critical habitats for native plants and wildlife.
The 17 acres that for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park are surrounded by the 29,000…
At this location, then known as the Union Hotel, a group of some 90 state licensed bay pilots met in the hotel lobby to form the Association of Maryland Pilots. Captain Henry Vaughan was elected as their first president. Several rooms of the secon…
On September 22 of 2007 record store owners from all over the USA gathered here in Fell's Point to create Record Store Day.
It is now the world's largest music event.
"Record stores can't save your life. But they can give you a better one." …