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Defense Bill Would Create Tubman Historic ParkA provision in a defense bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would create the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park in Maryland.
Maryland Marks 150 Years Since End Of SlaveryMaryland is celebrating the 150th anniversary marking the end of slavery in the state, a milestone that came after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Preservationists Note 10 Sites Saved, Lost In 2013Chicago'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.
Harriet Tubman Monument Getting National AttentionHarriet Tubman, who was born a slave on the Eastern Shore, is memorialized in her hometown of Dorchester County.
Harriet Tubman Memorial Receives National RecognitionShe 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.
State Park & Local Exhibit Honor Centennial Of Harriet Tubman’s DeathThis coming weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Tubman.
Harriet Tubman May Finally Be Honored With 2 National ParksMaryland's famous conductor of the Underground Railroad could finally be honored with the two national parks lawmakers have been pushing for for years.
Sen. Cardin Again Seeking Harriet Tubman National Parks Sen. Ben Cardin is calling again for the establishment of national parks honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Federal Grant To Restore Historic Slave CabinThe 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.
Underground Railroad Visitor Center Gets FundingGov. 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.
Md. Underground Railroad Trail Opens For SeasonVisitors to a park in Maryland will be able to experience what it was like to travel the underground railroad.