Harriet Tubman, who was born a slave on the Eastern Shore, is memorialized in her hometown of Dorchester County.
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.
This coming weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Tubman.
Maryland’s famous conductor of the Underground Railroad could finally be honored with the two national parks lawmakers have been pushing for for years.
Sen. Ben Cardin is calling again for the establishment of national parks honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday announced the state has received an $8.5 million federal grant to build the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, the final grant needed to create the $21 million project.
Visitors to a park in Maryland will be able to experience what it was like to travel the underground railroad.