Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Black History Month: Celebrating Harriet Tubman

NAME: Harriet Tubman

Birth Name: Araminta Harriet Ross
OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist
BIRTH DATE: c. 1820

DEATH DATE: March 10, 1913
PLACE OF BIRTH: Dorchester County, Maryland
PLACE OF DEATH: Auburn, New York 

Best Known For

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.
This US postage stamp was issued Feb 1, 1978 in honor of Black Heritage Month
"Harriet Tubman." 2014. The Biography Channel website. Feb 02 2014, 02:14

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