Harriet Tubman Memorial Statue in PA

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    Harriet Tubman Memorial Statue in PA

    A memorial statue honoring Harriet Tubman – an abolitionist and former slave who found her freedom in Philadelphia, became a conductor in the Underground Railroad and assisted hundreds of people escaping from the shackles of slavery to their freedom.
     
    The memorial is standing in Basin Park along the Delaware River waterfront, and it is one of the historic sites on the Underground Railroad in the Philadelphia area.
     
    The 6-foot tall bronze statue, unveiled on June 24th, 2006, was designed by William Smith and sculptured by James Gafgen. It depicts Tubman pointing up toward the North Star, leading the slaves on their way from the south to the free north. The memorial recognizes Tubman’s courage and resilience against repression.
     


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    Address: 150 Basin Park, Bristol, PA 19007
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    Harriet Tubman's road to freedom

    Harriet Tubman, a tiny woman who could neither read nor write, pulled off superheroine-like exploits in the years before the Civil War. With the help of the Underground Railroad, she not only escaped from a Maryland plantation to freedom in the North, she went back, 13 times over 10 years, to guide more than 70 enslaved people to freedom. And during the war, she became the first American woman to lead troops into battle, near Beaufort, S.C. Martha Teichner visits historic sites that were part of Tubman's remarkable life story, and with actress Cynthia Erivo, who plays the iconic figure in a new biopic, "Harriet."

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