Quote from Harriet Tubman: “I was free…



“I had crossed the line of which I had so long been dreaming. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom, I was a stranger in a strange land, and my home after all was down in the old cabin quarter, with the old folks, and my brothers and sisters. But to this solemn resolution I came; I was free, and they should be free also; I would make a home for them in the North, and the Lord helping me, I would bring them all there.”

– Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman, 1895
Harriet Tubman, 1895

“Quote from Harriet Tubman: ‘I was free…” sources:

Portrait of Harriet Tubman taken in 1895 by Horatio Seymour Squyer / National Portrait Gallery / Wikimedia Commons / Harriet, The Moses of Her People (1886) by Sarah Hopkins Bradford – Wikiquote


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