Harriet Tubman is probably one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. After escaping slavery herself, she later returned year after year to the South to guide dozens of enslaved to freedom in the North and Canada.
The Harriet Tubman Historical Society has collected and verified a set of quotes by this remarkable woman, and using her words and photographs, we present a short history of her life and achievements. Continue reading
Have you heard about Henry Box Brown? His escape story was so incredible that it almost seemed like fiction – even in the 19th Century. Continue reading
Ready for some amazing stories and secrets? February is Black History Month, and we’ll be looking at some history of the Underground Railroad.
To kick off the month, here are ten interesting things you’ll want to know about this incredible escape route that swept the enslaved toward freedom… Continue reading