Posts tagged: Last Words

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.