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Harriet Tubman and Marylands Underground Railroad - Livestream Tour

Harriet Tubman and Maryland’s Underground Railroad - Livestream Tour

Sun May 16, 2021

Harriet Tubman and Maryland’s Underground Railroad - Livestream Tour

Time Sun May 16 2021 at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Harriet Tubman & Maryland’s Underground Railroad Sites - Livestream History Tour


Join us for an online/virtual tour of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad sites in Maryland. Learn how Harriet successfully escaped from slavery and how she then heroically led others to freedom.
Our program will focus on Harriet Tubman's inspirational life and feature many of the Underground Railroad sites in Maryland associated with her. We'll include an overview of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Park in Church Creek, Maryland, and other historic sites along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway . This is a livestream version of the full-day Underground Railroad bus tours we take participants on. Therefore, this will program will be a combined history talk and travel presentation.


Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made several missions to rescue numerous enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.
Born enslaved in Dorchester County, Maryland, Tubman escaped to Philadelphia in 1849, only to return to Maryland to rescue her family soon after. Slowly, one group at a time, she brought relatives with her out of the state, and eventually guided dozens of other enslaved people to freedom. Traveling by night and in extreme secrecy, Tubman (or "Moses", as she was called) "never lost a passenger".

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century, and used by enslaved African-Americans to escape into free states and Canada. The scheme was assisted by abolitionists and others sympathetic to the cause of the escapees. Not literally but metaphorically a railroad, the enslaved who risked escape and those who aided them are also collectively referred to as the "Underground Railroad".

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Your host for this program is Robert Kelleman , the founder/director of the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture .
Robert has led many in-person tours of Underground Railroad sites in Maryland and Washington, DC.
Links for two previous Underground Railroad programs Robert participated in are provided below.
Baltimore In-Person Underground Railroad Tour Link:
Youtube Video

Harriet Tubman Program with WMAR (Baltimore's ABC-affiliate) Link:
Youtube Video


Donations Support Our Non-Profit Community Programs - Thank You!
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Zoom events have a limit on the number of people that can participate and therefore the event may “sell-out” once a certain number of registrations has been reached.

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This program is presented by the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture :
“ bringing people together to experience the history and culture of Washington, DC - and the world! ”
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We look forward to seeing you - thanks!

Robert Kelleman
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History & Culture Travels / Washington, DC History & Culture



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