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Preservationists Note 10 Sites Saved, Lost In 2013

Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013.

01/03/2014

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National Park Service Selects Superintendent For Tubman Monument

The National Park Service has chosen a superintendent for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National monument.

08/21/2013

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Harriet Tubman Monument Getting National Attention

Harriet Tubman, who was born a slave on the Eastern Shore, is memorialized in her hometown of Dorchester County.

03/27/2013

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Harriet Tubman Memorial Receives National Recognition

She played a huge role in shaping the nation’s history. Now the Maryland park dedicated to Harriet Tubman’s legacy was declared a national monument.

03/25/2013

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Harriet Tubman Will Finally Be Honored With Md. State Park

She’s one of the most famous slaves in American history. Now–100 years after her death–Harriett Tubman is finally getting the honor she deserves.

03/09/2013

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State Park & Local Exhibit Honor Centennial Of Harriet Tubman’s Death

This coming weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Tubman.

03/05/2013

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Harriet Tubman May Finally Be Honored With 2 National Parks

Maryland’s famous conductor of the Underground Railroad could finally be honored with the two national parks lawmakers have been pushing for for years.

02/13/2013

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Sen. Cardin Again Seeking Harriet Tubman National Parks

Sen. Ben Cardin is calling again for the establishment of national parks honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

02/11/2013

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Federal Grant To Restore Historic Slave Cabin

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $195,000 grant to restore a historic slave cabin on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

08/03/2012

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Md. Seeks Harriet Tubman National Monument

The state of Maryland is asking the federal government to designate part of the Eastern Shore as a national monument to abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

07/20/2012

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Mikulski To Receive Harriet Ross Tubman Award

The Maryland African American Tourism Council plans to honor U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski with the 2012 Harriet Ross Tubman Lifetime Achievement Award.

03/09/2012

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Wax Museum Adds Harriet Tubman To Collection

Descendants of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman will visit The President’s Gallery by Madame Tussauds in Washington to unveil a wax statue of the woman who led hundreds of slaves to freedom.

02/07/2012

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