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
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.Read More
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."Read More
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.Read More
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.