“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bucktown in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Harriet Tubman


Harriett Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
1. Harriett Tubman Marker
Inscription. The "Moses of her People", Harriett Tubman of the Bucktown District found freedom for herself and some three hundred other slaves whom she led north. In the Civil War she served the Union army as a nurse, scout and spy.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 38° 27.544′ N, 76° 2.906′ W. Marker is in Bucktown, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Greenbrier Road one mile west of Bestpitch Ferry Road, on the left when traveling west. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Finding Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Pool One at Wildlife Drive (approx. 2.6 miles away); Muskrat and Nutria (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem (approx. 2.8 miles away); The American Bald Eagle (approx. 2.8 miles away); Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Welcome to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 3.9 miles away); Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge-Taking Refuge from Slavery (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
Harriet Tubman image. Click for full size.
By H. B. Lindsley, c.1870
2. Harriet Tubman
Library of Congress photo, LC-USZ62-7816.
Before the marker had been damaged image. Click for full size.
M. Bourne - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, November 1975
3. Before the marker had been damaged
Harriet Tubman Markers image. Click for full size.
By Linda Walcroft, August 25, 2015
4. Harriet Tubman Markers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 10,140 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on September 6, 2015, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.
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