Our school is named
in honor of
Harriet Ross Tubman.
We take pride knowing
her spirit lives in all of us.
"Never Give Up"
Did you know Harriet Ross Tubman was:
Born in Dorchester County, Maryland, about 1820
Grew up as a slave and did not have much schooling
Ran away after finding out that her master was going to sell her
Created the Underground Railroad and helped blacks get to safety in the North
For her work, she was known as the "Greatest Conductor"
People were angry at what she was doing to help the slaves and wanted to capture her
She continued to help free slaves even though she was in danger
Constructed the Underground Railroad
Wanted equal rights for all, both slaves and women
Died in Auburn, New York on March 10, 1913