• Sepia collage of Harriet Tubman portrait over a 19th century map of Maryland

    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad

    National Monument Maryland

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August 19, 2013
Cherie Butler Named as First Superintendent
One of America’s newest national parks now has its first superintendent. Northeast Regional Director Dennis R. Reidenbach has selected Cherie Butler, a 21-year veteran of the National Park Service, as superintendent of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument.

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of Harriet Tubman, date unknown. The Granger Collection, New York

Once free, Tubman longed for her friends and family and returned to Maryland about 13 times to rescue them from slavery.