Harriet Tubman Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, (Auburn, NY)

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Dublin Core

Title

Harriet Tubman Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, (Auburn, NY)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
New York--Auburn--Fort Hill Cemetery
Northeastern United States
Underground Railroad

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

Harriet Tubman's tombstone was erected in 1937 by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs. The inscription on the front reads: "Harriet Tubman Davis (1820–1913)" on the front. The back of the tombstone features an inscription noting Tubman's work with the Underground Railroad and her role as scout and nurse during the Civil War. It reads:

To the memory of Harriet Tubman Davis.
Heroine of the Underground Railroad.
Nurse and Scout in the Civil War.
Born about 1820 in Maryland.
Died March 10, 1913 at Auburn, N.Y.
'Servant of God, Well Done.'
Erected by the Empire State Federation of Women Clubs, July 5, 1937.

Source

Photographs by Renée Ater

Date

Erected: 1937

Contributor

Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Slavery and Freedom Objects

Medium

Granite

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Granite

Physical Dimensions

Height: Approximately 3 feet

Geolocation

Citation

“Harriet Tubman Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, (Auburn, NY),” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed December 7, 2022, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/82.