Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged

Infobox_nrhp | name =Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church
nrhp_type = nhl
locmapin = New York


caption =Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged
location= Auburn, New York
lat_degrees = 42 | lat_minutes = 54 | lat_seconds = 39.97 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 76 | long_minutes = 34 | long_seconds = 4.01 | long_direction = W
area =
architect=
architecture=
designated= May 30, 1974
added = May 30, 1974 January 03, 2001 (increase)cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body =
refnum= 74001222 01000073 (increase)

Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, and Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church are three properties associated with the life of Harriet Tubman. They are located at 180 South Street, 182 South Street, and 33 Parker Street, respectively, in Auburn, New York.

The group of properties make up a National Historic Landmark, the first having been declared a landmark in 1974 and an increase to include the other two having been declared in 2001.cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1458&ResourceType=Building
title=Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church|date=2007-09-14|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
] citation|title=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/01000073.pdf National Historic Landmark Nomination: Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harried Tubman Residence, and Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church] |523 KB|author=Susan R. Warren|date=February 18, 2000|publisher=National Park Service]

Harriet Tubman was a major "conductor" on the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged is...

Harriet Tubman Residence was the home of Harriet Tubman during...

Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church is an African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

The land was sold to Tubman in 1859 by then-Senator William H. Seward. [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/underground/ny1.htm Seward was U.S.Senator, not Governor, contrary to the NPS site]

References

External links

* [http://www.nyhistory.com/harriettubman/ Harriett Tubman at NY History]
* [http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/ny1.htm Aboard the Underground Railroad: Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, and Thompson AME Zion Church, at National Park Service]
* [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/pwwmh/ny13.htm Places Where Women Made History: Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, at National Park Service]


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