By: Jerry Simpson
Facts about Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman was born to enslaved parents in Dorchester County, Maryland, and originally named Araminta Harriet Ross.
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in 1849, fleeing to Philadelphia
As Tubman aged, the head injuries sustained early in her life became more painful and disruptive.
Harriet Tubman was a slave. And she helped other slaves get away though the underground railroad.