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Liberty Farm - Blackstone River Valley

Liberty Farm - Blackstone River Valley

Liberty Farm in Worcester, MA was the home of Abby Kelley and Stephen Symonds Foster, which they purchased in 1847, the same year that their daughter Alla was born. The Foster family used their home as a symbol... More

Letter from Harriet Martineau to John Bishop Estlin

Letter from Harriet Martineau to John Bishop Estlin

Harriet Martineau writes to John Bishop Estlin in regards to Ellen Craft, a fugitive slave. She thanks him for the paper he sent and writes her pleasure in meeting him and "Miss E." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thaddeus Stevens, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 2015.

Thaddeus Stevens, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 2...

Photo date unknown. Pictured: Thaddeus Stevens, born April 4, 1792 in Danville, Vermont. Most famous as a Congressman and abolitionist, he is also important to the story of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. He wa... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Letter from Abraham Simons, Norfolk, [Massachusetts], to Theodore Parker, 1854 [June] 6

Letter from Abraham Simons, Norfolk, [Massachusetts], to Theodore Park...

Abraham Simons writes to Theodore Parker in regards to extending his communication to an African American, Edwara Lattimore who "goes by the name of Edwin Moore) who lives in Lowell under the Merrimack House th... More

Letter from Sarah Pugh, 1014 Green St., Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 4, [18]57
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 1014 Green St., Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 4, [18]57
Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Anti-Slavery Office, Phil[adelphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 19th, [1857]
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 1014 Green St., Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 4, [18]57
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 1014 Green St., Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Nov. 4, [18]57
Letter from William M. Connelly, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1858 Feb[ruary] 11th

Letter from William M. Connelly, New York, [New York], to William Lloy...

William M. Connelly writes to William Lloyd Garrison asking him for advice. Connelly first tells Garrison about his past, stating that, "In the spring of 1857 I at Cincinnati O[hio] gave shelter to two fugitive... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, December 10 1858

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garr...

Samuel Joseph May forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a circular which he wishes Garrison to publish in the pages of the Liberator, if he has not already done so, stating that William Brown has "done the Under G... More

Letter from John Doy, Lawrence, K.S., to Samuel May, January 59

Letter from John Doy, Lawrence, K.S., to Samuel May, January 59

Doy seeks cash contributions to support a local route of the Underground Railroad. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Richard Plumer, Newburyport, [Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 14th 1860

Letter from Richard Plumer, Newburyport, [Mass.], to William Lloyd Gar...

Richard Plumer informs William Lloyd Garrison that he received several visits at his store by a man who claimed that he had learned that Plumer had previously provided money to a black man to aid his flight to ... More

[Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of a chair]

[Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of ...

Title devised by library staff. Date of photograph based on years photographer Harvey B. Lindsley was active and Tubman's clothing. (Source: researcher A. Cohn, 2016) Original photo not found in LOT since at le... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 13 April, 1861

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson writes William Lloyd Garrison to reassure him concerning his (and that of their Boston friends) anxiety concerning the likelihood of society meetings being "broken up or disturbed by mobs". Johns... More

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Oct[ober] 26. 1868

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garr...

Samuel Joseph May forwards to William Lloyd Garrison an article he intends to publish in the Christian Register, which he requests that Garrison and Richard D. Webb review as he cannot be certain that his "reco... More

Letter from William Still, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, May 16th, 1870

Letter from William Still, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garri...

Still writes to Garrison announcing his intention to compose a book containing "reminisences of the Underground Rail Road" he has collected from personal testimony of those who escaped along the Underground Rai... More

Letter from William Still, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1872 Mar[ch] 13

Letter from William Still, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to William Ll...

William Still writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that he has sent him a copy of his book, "The Underground Railroad." Still writes that this is "the first copy I have sent to any body" and he assure... More

Harriet, the Moses of her people, [Title page]
Harriet, the Moses of her people , [Front cover]
Photograph of Harriet Tubman
Rose Fennell, National Parks gallery

Rose Fennell, National Parks gallery

Rose Fennel speaks at the Grand Opening on Harriet Tubman Day March 10.

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors reading exhibit panels inside the visitor center during the public grand opening on March 11 - 12.

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors reading exhibit panels on their self-guided tour inside the visitor center during the public grand opening on March 11 - 12.

First Visitors Greeting

First Visitors Greeting

National and Maryland park rangers greeted the first visitors inside the visitor center.

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors in Exhibits

Visitors reading exhibit panels during the public opening of the visitor center on March 11 - 12.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Interim Superintendent Josie Fernandez (National Park Service) and Park Manager Dana Paterra (Maryland Park Service) greeted the first visitors through the doors of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center.

Visitors Touring the Exhibits

Visitors Touring the Exhibits

Visitors touring exhibits inside the visitor center during public opening weekend on March 11-12.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Millicent Sparks in front of VC: Millicent Sparks captures the essence and spirit of Harriet Tubman in her living history presentations. After her program during the Grand Opening weekend, she posed in front of... More

Bucktown Store Interior

Bucktown Store Interior

Learn more about Harriet Tubman's world at the Bucktown Store!

Liberty Farm and the Underground Railroad - Blackstone River Valley

Liberty Farm and the Underground Railroad - Blackstone River Valley

Besides speaking out against slavery through lectures and books, the Fosters used their home as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Like many abolitionists at the time, they aided African American “freedom seek... More

[Underground railroad map of the United States, ca. 1838-1860.

[Underground railroad map of the United States, ca. 1838-1860.

Scale not given. Manuscript; pencil. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Underground railroad map of the United States, ca. 1838-1860.

[Underground railroad map of the United States, ca. 1838-1860.

Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - A Foreboding Sunset over Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - A Foreboding Sunset over B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A dark, cloud-tainted sunset over the mysterious waters of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge evokes a feeling of isolation similar... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Walkway Over the Choptank

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Walkway Over the Choptank

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The elevated boardwalk entrance to the maritime-themed Dorchester County Visitor Center provides the people walking its length with swee... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Days at the Dorchester County Visitor Center

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Heart of Chesapeake Countr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Vernetter Pinder, a Harriet Tubman re-enactor, sings gospel songs to a group of on-lookers at the Dorchester County Visitor Center. Loc... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Church Creek Farmland

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Church Creek Farmland

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: In Church Creek, a red barn sits far off the road, across a field of yellow soy plants ready for harvest. Location: Location: Church Cr... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Road to East New Market Historic District

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Road to East New Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A tree-lined country road on a hazy summer day leads into the Town of East New Market's National Historic District. Location: Location:... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Bucktown Village Store--All That Remains of a Once Thriving Settlement

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Bucktown Village Store--Al...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The quaint yellow-painted village store sits quietly on the roadside. Today visitors can tour the restored, 19th-century store, rent bic... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Choptank Settlement Plaque

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Choptank Settlement Plaque

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A sign details the native American history of the small garden park on the Choptank River. Location: Location: Maryland Status: Public... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Road to Poplar Neck

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Road to Poplar Neck

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The road to Poplar Neck, an unpaved country lane, is lined with black leaf-barren trees, creating an elegant scene. Location: Location:... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cambridge Fleet at Long Wharf

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cambridge Fleet at Long Wh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A clear blue sky and high thin clouds reflect on the smooth waters of the Choptank River while five white-washed hulls lay still as thei... More

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail - Hubbard House Underground Railroad Terminus

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail - Hubbard House Underground Railroad Term...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Built between 1840 and 1841 by William and Catharine Hubbard, this home was a Northern Terminus on the Underground Railroad, providing r... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - A Greensboro Landscape

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - A Greensboro Landscape

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The farm field creates a wide green space somewhere between summer's cultivation and winter's fallow. Location: Location: Greensboro, M... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Leverton Safe House

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Leverton Safe House

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The lush but short crops surrounding Jacob Leverton's safe house would have offered little coverage for Underground Railroad travelers a... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Running Through Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Headstones

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Running Through Mt. Pleasa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Among the graves of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, a Harriet Tubman re-enactor flees through the headstones and wet grass to freedom. Locat... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Entering James Webb's Cabin

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Entering James Webb's Cabi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A leafy branch hangs over James Webb's rustic log cabin, which a white-haired man enters. Location: Location: Maryland Status: Public ... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Standing Before the Harriet Tubman Organization Mural

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Standing Before the Harrie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The Harriet Tubman Organization's president, Donald Pinder, stands before a vibrant, folk art mural depicting Tubman's life. Location: ... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cars Parked Before Buildings in Historic Downtown Cambridge

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cars Parked Before Buildin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Restaurants, shops, art galleries, museums, and accommodations line Race Street in Historic Downtown Cambridge. The town's architecture ... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Pooled Water at the Greensboro Crossing

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Pooled Water at the Greens...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A rocky, tree-lined bank holds in the Choptank's rippling waters at a crossing known as Red Bridges. Location: Location: Red Bridges, G... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Dorchester County Courthouse

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Dorchester County Courthou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: An interpretive sign on the grounds of the Dorchester County Courthouse marks important moments in Underground Railroad history. Locati... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Caroline County Courthouse Displaying Chesapeake Colonial Charm

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Caroline County Courthouse...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A flag flies before the impressive white pillars of the Caroline County Courthouse on a cloudless summer day. Location: Location: Carol... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Mason and Dixon Line

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - On the Mason and Dixon Lin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A nest of green vegetation surrounds the stone marking the Mason and Dixon Line. Location: Location: Maryland (39.695° N 76.119° W) St... More

Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Harriet Tubman

Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Harriet Tubman

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: This black-and-white photo shows Harriet Tubman posed, standing with her hands perched on a chair. Tubman was the most famous conductor ... More

Ohio River Scenic Byway - Slave Pen Exhibit

Ohio River Scenic Byway - Slave Pen Exhibit

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center patrons learn more about a slave pen, which was used to hold slaves being transported furth... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - An Autumn-draped Tuckahoe Crossing

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - An Autumn-draped Tuckahoe ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Fallen leaves grace the river bank scene along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway. Location: Location: Tuckahoe Crossing, Ha... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Yellow Grass and Blue Water at Stewart's Canal

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Yellow Grass and Blue Wate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: With switchgrass gently swaying and blue water flowing, Stewart's Canal and the surrounding landscape provide a scenic stop to contempla... More

Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail - Red Wings Victory Parade down Woodward Avenue

Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail - Red Wings Victory ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Through a canyon of skyscrapers one can see the 2008 Red Wings Stanley Cup Victory Parade and some of the 1million people that came to c... More

Nathan and Polly Johnson House

Nathan and Polly Johnson House

Looking west at the Nathan and Polly Johnson House

From NPS Collections, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument, 2014.
Once a working mill and farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, today Croft Farm is a vibrant Arts Center and public open space site. Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Once a working mill and farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, t...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Croft site has played an important role in the growth of Southern New Jersey for more than 300 years. It is on both the New Jersey... More

Once a working mill and farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, today Croft Farm is a vibrant Arts Center and public open space site. Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Once a working mill and farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, t...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Croft site has played an important role in the growth of Southern New Jersey for more than 300 years. It is on both the New Jersey... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center at sunrise

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center at sunrise

The sun rises in the northern section of the visitor center, reflecting the glowing promise of freedom in northern territories.

Stewart's Canal, National Parks gallery

Stewart's Canal, National Parks gallery

Enslaved and free African Americans dug for seven miles through marshland to create Joseph Stewart's canal. Here Harriet Tubman likely worked alongside her father, floating timber and other goods to ships waiti... More

Landscape Near Stewart's Canal

Landscape Near Stewart's Canal

Marshland characteristic of Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

The front of the visitor center designed as "The View North," oriented to take visitors from the red timber of Harriet Tubman's youth on the southern end of the building and onward to the possibilities of freed... More

The William Cooper Nell House

The William Cooper Nell House

This was the home of activist and historian William Cooper Nell which also served as a safe house on the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center--back view

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center--back view

The view looking north-south of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center.

Eastern Shore Wetlands

Eastern Shore Wetlands

The flat wetlands and woods near the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center are representative of the landscape patters of Dorchester, Talbot, and Caroline Counties where Harriet Tubman spent her yo... More

Sun Over Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Sun Over Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

The sun rising over the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center on a fall morning. The four barn-like structures are modeled after traditional building techniques for local agricultural barns.

Entrance to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

Entrance to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The museum diplays artifacts that tell the story of the mythical "Underground Railroad," a very real network of people who secretly hi... More

Bestpitch Ferry Bridge

Bestpitch Ferry Bridge

A historic bridge over the Transquaking River, the Bestpitch Ferry Bridge is located in the heart of Dorchester County's marshes, an excellent hideaway environment for escaping slaves.

Tubman Bust with Millicent Sparks and 54th Massachusetts

Tubman Bust with Millicent Sparks and 54th Massachusetts

Harriet Tubman reenactor, Millicent Sparks, poses with reenactors of the 54th Massachusetts of the United States Colored Troops during the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center's Grand Opening.

Ribbon Cutting, National Parks gallery

Ribbon Cutting, National Parks gallery

On Harriet Tubman Day, March 10, 2017, dignitaries from the state, the National Park Service, and Maryland Park Service, and Harriet Tubman re-enactor Millicent Sparks, stand in front of the new Harriet Tubman ... More

The Lewis and Harriet Hayden House

The Lewis and Harriet Hayden House

The Lewis and Harriet Hayden House is a stop along Boston's Black Heritage Trail and was an Underground Railroad station during the time prior to the American Civil War.

Discovering the Underground Railroad

Discovering the Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman National Monument: A student shows her junior ranger activity book.

The John W. Jones House in Elmira, New York

The John W. Jones House in Elmira, New York

Standing across from a historic entrance to Woodlawn Cemetery, it is the former home of John W. Jones, an avid "stationmaster" of the Underground Railroad in the years prior to and during the U.S. Civil War of ... More

The Rankin House

The Rankin House

The John Rankin house in Ripley, Ohio, home to the Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin. The house was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad.

The Rankin House - river view side

The Rankin House - river view side

The John Rankin house in Ripley, Ohio, home to the Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin. The house was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad.

The Rankin House - river view side

The Rankin House - river view side

The John Rankin house in Ripley, Ohio, home to the Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin. The house was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad.

The Rankin House

The Rankin House

The John Rankin house in Ripley, Ohio, home to the Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin. The house was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad.

The Rankin House - river view side

The Rankin House - river view side

The John Rankin house in Ripley, Ohio, home to the Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin. The house was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad.

Freedom Train: the story of Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman: the Moses of her people
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