Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Station Stops: The Underground Railroad
—1849 - 1858 —
Thomas Garret (1789-1871) of Wilmington, Delaware. He guided over 2,000 slaves on their way to freedom.
William Still's Account of the Cambridge "Runaways" of October, 1857
Marker series. This marker is included in the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported unreadable. 38° 33.593′ N, 76° 3.811′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Maryland Route 343) and Ocean Gateway (U.S. 50) on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Post War Years (here, next to this marker); Born To Be Free (a few steps from this marker); Harriet Tubman Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War: Abolitionist, Scout, Spy and Nurse (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Bailey Shakes the Lion's Paw (within shouting distance of this marker); Meredith House (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Holliday Hicks (approx. ¾ mile away); Cambridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.