Harriet Tubman’s Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York

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Title

Harriet Tubman’s Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Northeastern United States
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

Medium

Granite

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Granite

Physical Dimensions

Height: Approximately 3 feet

Citation

“Harriet Tubman’s Tombstone, Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed June 12, 2021, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/82.

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