A Life Dedicated to God and Freedom

Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad’s best known conductor and in the decades before the Civil War, repeatedly risked her life to guide nearly 70 enslaved people to new lives of freedom in the North.Tubman would recognize the landscapes protected in this new national monument on Maryland’s Eastern Shore


Black and White Logo, Silhouette in a Star

Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

The Network to Freedom partners with communities and organizations to research, preserve, and promote sites and stories of the underground railroad.

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Photo of canon at Antietam National Battlefield

Civil War to Civil Rights

The Civil War began a movement to extend equality to African Americans yet we struggle to live up to the ideals that "all men are created equal."

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Text from from back of Harriet Tubman trading card

Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards

Kids! See the faces and stories of the famous and forgotten in these National Park Service trading cards.

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