Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument was created by Presidential Proclamation on March 25, 2013. It is one of the newest additions to the national park system. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument is one of about 400 units in the National Park System.
National Monument Proclamation - White House
National Monument Boundary Map (PDF 427kb)
Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study Act (PDF 50kb)
Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study (National Park Service)
Did You Know?
Admired by abolitionists, Tubman became a trusted advisor, earning roles in the Union Army as a scout, spy, nurse and confidante of generals.