Harriet Tubman’s funeral was held in Auburn after she died March 13, 1913.                                family photo

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Harriet Tubman’s funeral was held in Auburn after she died March 13, 1913. family photo

Born a slave in Maryland, Tubman eventually escaped to freedom in the North but chose to return to the South at her own peril 19 times to help free 300 other slaves. She definitely earned her nickname: Moses. From: 20 Kickass Women of History, Film & Literature

Born a slave in Maryland, Tubman eventually escaped to freedom in the North but chose to return to the South at her own peril 19 times to help free 300 other slaves. She definitely earned her nickname: Moses. From: 20 Kickass Women of History, Film & Literature

Harriet Tubman. After escaping the clutches of slavery in 1849, Harriet rescued countless others from the same fate, operating the Underground Railroad. "I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves." -Harriet Tubman

11 women in history your kids (and you!) should know

Harriet Tubman. After escaping the clutches of slavery in 1849, Harriet rescued countless others from the same fate, operating the Underground Railroad. "I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves." -Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubmanfugitive slave who, at great peril to herself, helped nearly 300 slaves escape the South via the Underground Railroad, she was also a Civil War spy and nurse; a promoter of education, though illiterate; and a campaigner for women's suffrage.

125 Most Influential Women

Harriet Tubmanfugitive slave who, at great peril to herself, helped nearly 300 slaves escape the South via the Underground Railroad, she was also a Civil War spy and nurse; a promoter of education, though illiterate; and a campaigner for women's suffrage.

"I was conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say – I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."  - Harriet Tubman

"I was conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say – I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger." - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was not just the Conductor of the Underground Railroad. She was also a spy for the Union army.

Women Spies of the Civil War

Harriet Tubman was not just the Conductor of the Underground Railroad. She was also a spy for the Union army.

My article on why the Harriet Tubman of 2016 would love to be the face of the $20 bill.

Why the Harriet Tubman of 2016 Would Approve of the $20 Bill

My article on why the Harriet Tubman of 2016 would love to be the face of the $20 bill.

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