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After freeing herself from enslavement, in Harriet Tubman returned to Maryland to rescue other members of her family.

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After the war ended, Harriet Tubman helped a biographer publish her life story.
GENERAL: I wish to commend to your attention, Mrs. Harriet Tubman, a most remarkable woman, and invaluable as a scout. I have been acquainted with her character and actions for several years.

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223 celebrates the life of Harriet Tubman on the anniversary of her death in 1913.
The day was with a weekend of historical and cultural activities in the city of Cambridge, ending in church services at the historical Bazzel AME Church at Bucktown.

The Harriet Tubman Historical Society, voice/advocate for the preservation and recognition of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad reached Dorchester County during the early 1980s in search of Harriet Tubman's trail and to reconnect the Maryland & Delaware Underground Railroad.


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The annual banquet and program is sponsored by the Harriet Tubman Organization with Donald Pinder, president, and Evelyn Townsend, vice president.

For historical accuracy, the first Harriet Tubman Day Celebration began in the late 1960s and was arranged by Addie Clash Travers.

Phillips has sent me your note, asking for reminiscences of Harriet Tubman, and testimonials to her extraordinary story, which all her New England friends will, I am sure, be glad to furnish.

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1635 is implemented and receive the proper funding to better preserve and exhibit our national heritage. It is also imperative that an interpretive handbook is written by scholars and consultants to teach the history and preserve the memories of those brave souls who represented the morality of Antebellum America; remembering the heroic essence and hardships of great spirits such as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Levi Coffin, John Brown, Lucreatia Mott, William Still, Native Americans such as, Chief Pontiac, and a host of others. We realize that no one institution, book or in-depth study can tell the full story of this pivotal period in the history of America, however, we can achieve its fullest expression through the lives of such luminaries and the mechanisms they used for freedom in this important chapter in history. Increasing the need for wider recognition, we must challenge the deployment of the national media in presenting the cultural value of our heritage constructively, to inform rather than entertain.

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Frank Kratovil announced the grant from the park service's Land and Water Conservation Fund on Monday.
"Born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Dorchester County, Harriet Tubman left an indelible mark on history as the 'conductor' of the Underground Railroad, a suffragist, and humanitarian, yet, the places associated with her life and work are not well known," Kratovil said. "Establishing Dorchester County's first state park as a way of honoring her contributions to American history is not only a respectful way to honor a woman whose commitment to the rights of others was unmatched, but it serves as a meaningful method of preserving our environment, protecting wildlife, and passing a historical legacy onto our children and future generations."

Maryland expects to begin site development at the 17-acre site in December 2010 with completion expected approximately a year later.

Tubman was born in Dorchester County, where she spent nearly 30 years as a slave before escaping in 1849.

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Harriet Tubman Day is commemorated annually on March 10th, in several states, including Maryland, Delaware, New York, and the City of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada.