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Returning to Dorchester County again, Tubman attempts to bring her brothers to freedom

Harriet Tubman, detail
12/24/1854 to 01/01/1855
Tubman arrived in Dorchester County on Christmas Eve in 1854 to bring her brothers Ben, Henry, and Robert to free soil. She escorts them to Philadelphia, and ultimately to St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. (By James Chapnick)
Source Citation: 
Kate Clifford Larson, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004), 111-117.

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