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Harriet Ross Tubman

Abolitionist - American Hero

 

—circa 1820 - 1913 —

 
Harriet Ross Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
1. Harriet Ross Tubman Marker
Inscription.
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery
in 1849. She fled to Philadelphia where, as a
conductor on the Underground Railroad, she
made 19 sorties into the South, liberating
over 300 slaves. Ms. Tubman also served
as a spy and nurse for the Union Army
during the Civil War. Harriet Tubman -
authentic American Hero.

 
Location. 40° 5.605′ N, 74° 51.439′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Click for map. Monument is located in Basin Park, near the confluence of Otter Creek and the Delaware River, about 450 feet SW of the intersection of Mill and Radcliffe Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol PA 19007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ring (a few steps from this marker); Replica of the Spanish Garitas (a few steps from this marker); The Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tidal Lock (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbus 500 Celebration (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marker 19T (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lock No. 2 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bristol.
 
Also see . . .
Harriet Ross Tubman Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Harriet Ross Tubman Monument

1. Harriet Tubman in the Civil War. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Biography of Harriet Tubman. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Harriet Tubman at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument. (Submitted on August 16, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansAntebellum South, USHeroesNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Harriet Ross Tubman Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
3. Harriet Ross Tubman Monument
Looking SSW, with Delaware River in background.
Harriet Ross Tubman Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
4. Harriet Ross Tubman Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,274 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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