Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged

Auburn, New York

For more than a decade the legendary Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) risked her life to lead hundreds of enslaved people out of the South to freedom in the North. Tubman also worked as a nurse and scout during the Civil War. Her Home for the Aged was her last major project. It is now a museum honoring Tubman's life and work

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