Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Harriet Ross, held many titles: slave, wife, mother, abolitionist, conductor in the Underground Railroad, and spy during the American Civil War. After the war she fought along-side Susan B. Anthony for women’s suffrage. Her courage and resolve were unquenchable.
“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”
Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913)
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WOW! What a brave lady!
She was indeed brave! When Harriet Tubman was young she sustained a blow from a heavy metal weight which caused disabling seizures, narcoleptic attacks, and headaches. She forged on…
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