Two-part article about the politics of the proposed Harriet Tubman national park

Suffrage Wagon News NotesThe report of the 2013 blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States continues with a two-part article by Olivia Twine and Marguerite Kearns in New York History.

Part I:  “The politics of Harriet Tubman and Barack Obama.” #1. #2. Part II: “Harriet Tubman and the Projected National Park.” #1. #2.

Overview of the 2013 blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States.

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2 responses to “Two-part article about the politics of the proposed Harriet Tubman national park

  1. Amazing story about Harriet Tubman and the national park that’s before the U.S. Congress. I find surprises like this on your web page.

  2. Jelly Bean Cantell

    I looove the idea of pestering my congress person. With one house of Congress in the middle of a sit-down strike and going after my rights as a women, I can only imagine how Harriet Tubman must have felt. Lets make sure there’s a Harriet Tubman national park!

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