History & Culture
Harriet Tubman did extraordinary work with abolitionist causes and as the Underground Railroad's most famous conductor. Her heroic efforts in personally leading people out of slavery to freedom in the North defined her as the "Moses of her People."
Did You Know?
Tubman was born Araminta Ross and was called “Minty” as a child. She changed her name to “Harriet” around the time of her marriage to John Tubman.