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"When I found that I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything." Harriet Tubman

Bird calls, freshly plowed fields, and the hum of mosquitoes recall the landscape that shaped Harriet Tubman’s life as an enslaved child, young woman, and freedom seeker. The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument and National Historical Park preserve these characteristics in her early home of Dorchester, Talbot, and Caroline Counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Want to learn more about Harriet Tubman? Check out the links below, or download our park brochure here.

 
1871 Image of Harriet Tubman looking directly at the camera with folded hands on a chair back

Harriet Tubman's Story

Research and articles that detail Tubman's life and legacy.

Park Ranger in a classroom reading to young students seated on the floor

Education Materials

Classroom lesson plans, field trip materials, and other resources to use our landscapes and stories with your students!

1911 Newspaper discussing Tubman's involvement in the women's suffrage movement

Park News

Find out the latest in park announcements and happenings!

 
A woman's hands holding five Harriet Tubman collective trading cards

For Kids!

Collect the park's trading cards, complete the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Jr. Ranger book, or find related books!

Sun rising above one of the rooflines of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Photos and Multimedia

Check here for photos of the park, visitor center, and Eastern Shore landscape.

Park officials meet with public inside visitor center

Park Management

Learn about the park's founding, partnerships, and mission.

Last updated: March 15, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4068 Golden Hill Road
Church Creek, MD 21622

Phone:

410-221-2290

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