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Thanks for staying subscribed to my podcast and I hope you enjoy listening. In this episode I discuss a recent trip that my daughter Sarah and I made to the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. During this visit, we had the opportunity to meet Dr. Daisy Century who portrays Harriet Tubman
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Resources on Harriet Tubman
Underground Railroad Resources
Here is a quick link to some great resources on Harriet Tubman that are available via the digital collections at the Library of Congress. These resources include items like photographs, books, and various manuscripts.
The Harriet Tubman Online Resources page provides numerous links to different websites that all contain digital historical resources related to Harriet Tubman. There is also a nice bibliography for additional reading.
Until next time….
Hi, Here is another acrostic poem. This time it is about Julia Grant, the wife of the 18th President Ulysses S. Grant.
Julia Grant was born at White House Plantation in St. Louis, Missouri
U. S. Grant proposed to her several times times before she said yes
Lonely without Ulysses Grant
In 1869, she entered the White House to begin, “the happiest period of her life”
Attended 1897 dedication of Grant’s tomb in New York City
Grant’s had 3 sons and a daughter
Received the position of 1st Lady
A family marriage held at the White House
Next to her husband’s grave
The 1st First Lady to write a memoir