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Gethsemane Methodist Protestant Church Marker image, Touch for more information
By Allen C. Browne, March 5, 2018
Gethsemane Methodist Protestant Church Marker
Maryland (Dorchester County), Madison — Gethsemane Methodist Protestant Church
Founded 1840 at “Tobacco Stick” Gethsemane was first pastored by Dr. E.F. Ewell in a country Schoolhouse, then in a converted barn. The final building was purchased in 1860, rebuilt in 1892 and razed in 1986. — Map (db m114977) HM
Maryland (Dorchester County), Madison — Madison-Preparing for FreedomHarriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway
Harriet Tubman spent her formative years in and around Madison, once called Tobaccostick. As a young woman, she worked for Joseph Stewart in his home and fields, until she joined her father Ben Ross in Stewart’s lumber harvesting operation. Tubman . . . — Map (db m126562) HM
Maryland (Dorchester County), Madison — Malone's Church-Ties that BindHarriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway
Harriet Tubman was born nearby on Harrisville Road at the Anthony Thompson plantation around 1822, where Thompson enslaved her father, Ben Ross, and about 40 other people. While Tubman’s roots began near here, she moved to Bucktown during her early . . . — Map (db m126547) HM

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