Harriet Tubman Day – March 10th
In 1990 President George H. W. Bush declared March 10 to be Harriet Tubman Day in honor of Harriet Tubman, the best known conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman, who was born in March 1822 and died of pneumonia on March 10, 1913, was an abolitionist and spy during the Civil War. She was born a slave in Maryland but was able to escape to freedom, after which she helped 300 others also escape slavery.
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”- Harriet Tubman
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