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18 Oct 2017
11 months ago
This is when Harriet Tubman was born in 1820. She was born in Dorchester County, Maryland.
Rented out for the first time by Brodas to Mrs. James Cook.
She heard her first stories about the Underground Railroad.
She got hit in the head by a overseer.
Harriet Tubman married John Tubman.
Harriet ran away from the Brodas plantation. Worked in a hotel in Philadelphia.
In December she arranged with William Still to rescue her sister, Brother-in-law and their two children.
Made her second trip on the Underground Railroad, bringing away her brother, also discovering her husband infidelity.
Harriet Tumban resuced her parents.
Harriet met Captain John Brown, he called her General Tubman.
Harriet Ross Tubman died was 93 years old and died on March 10th.
John Browns raid on Harper's Ferry.
Harriet found herself in Troy, New York where she met Charles Nalle. This was also the year of her last " trip" to Maryland.
Headed to Port Royal on the recommendation of Governor Andrews.
Harriet accompanies Colonel Montgomery in the raid up the Combahee River.
It was the end of the Civil War. She returned to Auburn that summer.
Harriet Tubman heard about the death of John Tubman.
"Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman" by Sara Bradford was published. Then Harriet Tubman married Mr. Nelson Davis.
Sara Bradford wrote another book about Harriet, titled “Harriet, the Moses of Her People”.
On October 14, Nelson Davis died.
Harriet was awarded a pension of twenty dollars, not for her services, but as Mr. Davis's widow.
Harriet spoke at a meeting of the National Federation of Afro-American Women about the need for homes for the elderly.
Harriet turned her home and land over to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Auburn, New York.
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