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Bristol in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harriet Ross Tubman

Abolitionist - American Hero

— circa 1820 - 1913 —

 
 
Harriet Ross Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 14, 2020
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 40° 5.605′ N, 74° 51.439′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol PA 19007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where the Canal Met the River (a few steps from this marker); The Puerto Rican Monument of Bristol (a few steps from this marker); Tidal Delaware Water Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Working with the Tide
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fueling the Economy (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Marsh Ecology in an Urban Setting (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbus 500 Celebration (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
Also see . . .
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.)
 
Harriet Ross Tubman Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Harriet Ross Tubman Monument
Harriet Ross Tubman Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
4. Harriet Ross Tubman Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,720 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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