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St. Catharines in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Harriet Tubman

 
 
Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
1. Harriet Tubman Marker
Inscription.
Harriet
Tubman


After the passing
of the USA 1850
Fugitive Slave Law
she said,
"I wouldn't trust
Uncle Sam with
my people no
longer: I brought
them all clear
off to Canada."

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 43° 9.915′ N, 79° 14.399′ 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 Ross Tubman c. 1820-1913 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Harriet Tubman (a few steps from this marker); Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); BME Church (a few steps from this marker); St. Catharines (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St. Paul Street United Church
Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
2. Harriet Tubman Marker
View of the sculpting of Harriet Tubman that is atop the historical marker.
(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.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans
 
Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
3. Harriet Tubman Marker
Close-up view of the text that is on the lower portion of the historical marker.
Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
4. Harriet Tubman Marker
View of the lower backside of the historical marker.
Harriet Tubman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
5. Harriet Tubman Marker
View of the historical marker, situated in a small park, that honors Harriet Tubman, on the north side of the BME Church
BME Church image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
6. BME Church
The featured historical marker is located on the north (left) side of the BME Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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