St. Catharines in Niagara Region, 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. Lorsqu’une loi adotée en 1850 permet aux maîtres de capturer leurs esclaves fugitifs dans les États libres du Nord, Tubman étend ses opérations de l’autre côté de la frontière canadienne. Elle vit
Fondation du patrimonie ontarien, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Erected 1992 by Ontario Heritage Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Communications.
Location. 43° 9.914′ N, 79° 14.404′ W. Marker is in St. Catharines, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Geneva Street just north of North Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the north side of the BME Church, in a small park, dedicated to honoring Harriet Tubman. Marker is at or near this postal address: 92 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 4K9, Canada.
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 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 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 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.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 31 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.