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Harriet Tubman and Bella Travers Emancipator and Junior Ranger by Bonna L. Nelson

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, 1896 Marshall, the first African-American Supreme C our t just ice, for her second-grade class. On the day we visited the park a young female African-American park ranger gave a presentation about the connection between the Dorchester County landscape and the Underground Railroad. In the slide show, the ranger showed us how the marshes, wetlands, islands, for-

Our granddaughter, Bella Travers, visited with us during Black History Month. We thought it an appropriate occasion to take her for a tour of the new, 17-acre Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad (HTUGRR) State Park and Visitor Center in Church Creek, just 11 miles south of Cambridge. She had just completed a research project on another black hero f rom Mar yland, Thurgood

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July 2018 ttimes web magazine  

July Tidewater Times 2018

July 2018 ttimes web magazine  

July Tidewater Times 2018