Harriet Tubman Grave

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Harriet Tubman Grave
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Harriet Tubman Grave is located in New York
Harriet Tubman Grave
Location Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York
Coordinates 42°55′29″N 76°34′29″W / 42.92472°N 76.57472°W / 42.92472; -76.57472Coordinates: 42°55′29″N 76°34′29″W / 42.92472°N 76.57472°W / 42.92472; -76.57472
Area less than one acre
Built 1937
Governing body Private
MPS Harriet Tubman in Auburn, New York MPS
NRHP Reference # 99000348[1]
Added to NRHP April 02, 1999

Harriet Tubman Grave is a historic gravesite located in Fort Hill Cemetery at Auburn in Cayuga County, New York. The granite gravestone is approximately three feet tall and erected in 1937 by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs. It is carved with the name Harriet Tubman Davis (1820–1913) on the front. On the back is an inscription commemorating her work with the Underground Railroad and her role as scout and nurse during the Civil War. The religious faith that marked all her activities is noted with the inscription" Servant of God, Well Done." The grave is the focus of an annual pilgrimage by the Thompson AME Zion Church to commemorate Tubman's life and work.[2] Harriet Tubman is resting on Fort Hill Cemetery's "West Lawn C", beneath a large tree with two small bushes on each side of her headstone.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


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