St. Catharines in Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario — Central Canada
Harriet Ross Tubman c. 1820-1913
Célèbre conductrice du chemin de fer clandestin. Harriet Tubman est considérée comme une libératrice par son people Née asservie dans une plantation du Maryland, elle subit le traitement brutal de plusieurs maîtres avant s’enfuir en 1849. Au cours des années suivantes, elle retourne au Sud à maintes reprises pour guider des centaines d’insoumis vers la liberté au Nord.
Fondation du patrimonie ontarien, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Erected 1992 by Ontario Heritage Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Communications.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Harriet Tubman series list.
Location. 43° 9.914′ N, 79° 14.404′ W. Marker is in St. Catharines, Ontario, in Regional Municipality of Niagara. Marker is on Geneva Street just north of North Street, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located on the north side of the BME Church, in a small park, dedicated to honoring Harriet Tubman. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 92 Geneva Street, St Catharines, Ontario L2R 4N2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harriet Tubman (here, next to this marker); Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church Harriet Tubman (here, next to this marker); BME Church (a few steps from this marker); St. Catharines (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St. Paul Street United Church (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The First Welland Canal 1824-1833 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Private Alexander Watson (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Catharines.
Also see . . .
1. Salem Chapel BME Church Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad NHS Canada. This is a link to information provided by The Salem Chapel, BME Church's website. (Submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Harriet Tubman. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. Harriet Tubman timeline. This is a link to information provided by The Circle Association. (Submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.