Posts tagged: Harriet Tubman

A solemn-looking saint, wearing a miter with a cross and green robes, in a stained-glass window

Behold the Big Big Birthdays of 2020

Here they come: the big, big birthdays of 2020. Who turns 50 this year? Who turns 100? What about¬†1400? (And would you be surprised to learn that Spongebob Squarepants is …..

Harriet Tubman’s Last Words Were Biblical

To the clergyman she said “Give my love to all the churches” and after a severe coughing spell she blurted out in a thick voice this farewell passage which she had learned from Matthew: “I go away to prepare a place for you, and where I am ye may be also.” So says the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, quoting an obituary in the Auburn (NY) Citizen.