April 2015: Harriet Tubman’s Home in Auburn, NY

H A R R I E T   T U B M A N is my hero.

“I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”

That’s my favorite quote by her. It stings hard today.

Last April, I finally visited T H E   H A R R I E T    H O M E  in Auburn, NY.

I went with my friend Tiffany. The tour guide told us stories about Tubman’s life from start until her death. (Some facts I didn’t know. I don’t want to spill here because I strongly suggest you go for yourself.) After that, we went into the nursing home, which she had built for the elderly. We saw photographs of her and her family members, the actual bed she slept in, her bible and everyday household things she used. Her house, which is at the front of the property is still being renovating.

I will be back next year.

We weren’t allowed to take pictures in the house she built for the elderly. Below are pictures I was able to take in the center.

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My Hero.

 

 

 

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W A N T E D.
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W A N T E D  in ‘Murica

 

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This is 177 years after what we consider to be Independence Day today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Part of a “Harriet Tubman’s Life at a Glance”
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Up close picture of Tubman’s Timeline from 1896-1908

 

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Actual Items Used by Harriet Tubman

 

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Fredrick Douglas’ Newspaper

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Another W A N T E D poster.

 

 

 

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She was known as the “Moses” of Her People
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