Greetings from Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument

My story is all about what brought me to this web site this evening and ended up with me buying a subscription to the National Parks Conservation Association, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument. My wife and I will soon be visiting the HTURNM and look forward to learning whole story of Harriet Tubman and her heroic deeds she displayed in helping to set free the many slaves she did. Additionally, I have visited many National Parks though my life and am happy to support that activity.

Sincerely,
Alan Manuel

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument

Harriet Tubman escaped from brutal slave owners in 1849 and risked her life to help bring many more enslaved Americans to freedom via the Underground Railroad; this park a testament to her remarkable legacy of fighting for the equal rights of all people. Its 25,000 acres also encompass beautiful natural areas for wildlife-watching, hiking, biking, and paddling. The park includes large portions of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Dorchester County, Maryland, where Tubman spent much of her early life, as well as the home site of Jacob Jackson, a free black man who helped Tubman in her efforts to free others.

State(s): Maryland

Established: 2013

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