Harriet Tubman - who she was
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Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross), the famous conductor of the Underground Railroad, abolitionist, humanitarian and Civil War hero, was born and raised in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her rescues of slaves inspired even greater numbers of escapes, assisted by her knowledge and connections with the vast network known as the Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman’s life is now legendary; she is an icon of local, regional, national and international significance.