HARRIET TUBMAN (1820 – 1913)

98f/41/hgmp/12611/mp306From Google, this is dedicated to Harriet Tubman, Activist, humanitarian, African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. (See Wikipedia for more.)

She was born in 1820 in Dorchester County, MD and died on March 10, 1913, in Auburn, NY. Married to Nelson Davis (1869-1888) and John Tubman (1844-1851), she had one daughter, Gertie Davies. She was the child of Harriet Greene and Ben Ross.

There is a huge amount of information about Harriet Tubman available in libraries and across the Internet. Today is the first days of African-American History month. Google Harriet Tubman to find out wonderful things you will love to know.

Not all heroes wear uniforms.

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Daily Prompt: Happy Endings

by michelle w. on February 1, 2014

Photographers, artists, poets: show us THE END.

Tombstones

The beautiful old tombstones at the Revolutionary War cemetery downtown mark the resting places of heroes of every war plus the regular citizens from mill workers to mill owners. In this last piece of earth they inhabit, all are finally at long last, equal. R.I.P.

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