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Civil War Lecture: Harriet Tubman

July 8 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Harriet Tubman: Conductor, Spy, ‘General’

Presented by Laurie King, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor Project

Lecture begins at 2:30 PM

Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats online –see each lecture below, or call (757) 952-0466 or email jmurphy@MarinersMuseum.org.


Harriet Tubman is most commonly known for her actions as a conductor in the Underground Railroad, repeatedly crossing into slave territory to lead enslaved friends and families to freedom. However, this is only one part of Tubman’s life. Between her work as an abolitionist and humanitarian, and serving as a nurse, scout and spy for the Union Army, Tubman spent her life fighting for freedom and justice. Join Laurie King as she delves into the life of Harriet Tubman and explores the endeavors of this American heroine.


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Details

Date:
July 8
Time:
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
http://www.marinersmuseum.org