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In Memory of Harriet Tubman

 
 
In Memory of Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. In Memory of Harriet Tubman Marker
Inscription. In memory of Harriet Tubman. Born a slave in Maryland about 1821. Died in Auburn, N.Y. March 10th, 1913. Called the "Moses" of her people during the Civil War. With rare courage, she led over three hundred negroes up from slavery to freedom and rendered invaluable service as nurse and spy.
With implicit trust in God she braved every danger and overcame every obstacle. Withal she possessed extraordinary foresight and judgement so that she truthfully said -
"On my underground railroad I nebber run my train off de track and I nebber los' a passenger."
 
Erected 1914 by Citizens of Auburn.
 
Location. 42° 55.807′ N, 76° 34.146′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Genesee Street. Click for map. Plaque is on the Cayuga Couty Court House, to the right of the front entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Genesee Street, Auburn NY 13021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward (here, next to this marker); Cayuga County Court House (here, next to this marker); Cayuga County
Front Entrance of Court House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
2. Front Entrance of Court House
William Seward marker left; Harriet Tubman marker right.
(a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean War (about 400 feet away); The Moral of War (about 500 feet away); The Medal of Honor (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
 
Also see . . .  Harriet Tubman - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCivil RightsWar, US Civil
 
Cayuga County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
3. Cayuga County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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