Harriet Tubman

By Natalie Gregorarz

Harriet Tubman  
This page creates an adventure story starring your student or your child. He or she travels back in to the woods of Maryland in 1849 and helps Harriet Tubman rescue some slaves.

Turn on Speakers to hear "Go Down Moses".

Directions to create story and book

Create your Story

Enter the student name to appear in the story:

Click on gender: ....


Music Credits

Background Music: "Go Down Moses", a Negro spiritual. The hymn was widely sung during the time of this story and is still enjoyed today. Synthesized by Randy Cabell, 2004. Music used by permission.

Illustration Credits

Illustrations used without permission, for educational use only. Some illustrations have been edited for this application.

  1. pixBar="images/Roseline.gif" alt="Green line with rosebud" MSN Clip Art
  2. pixCov= "images/HTubman.gif" alt="Portrait of Harriet Tubman" http://ita.wisc.edu/currentstudents/2004/pangya/hero_PST/
  3. pix1= "images/HistoryHat.gif" alt="A red History Hat." MSN Clip Art
  4. pix2= "images/DenseWoods.jpg" alt="Dense woods." http://www.route206.org/trip2.htm
  5. pix3= "images/SlavesWalking.gif" alt="Slaves walking to Freedom" http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery
  6. pix4= "images/BigDipper.gif" alt="The Big Dipper and North Star" MSN Clip Art
  7. pix5= "images/Bondage.gif" alt="Hands in Bondage Cuffs" MSN Clip Art
  8. pix6= "images/HT-Underground.gif" alt="Slaves Escaping on the Underground Railroad" http://library.stritch.edu/blackhistorymonth/images/underground.jpg
  9. pix7= "images/HT-LeadWoods.gif" alt="Harriet Tubman leading slaves with rifle." http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/ 2/18/h18-2055-e.html
  10. pix8= "images/RicketyBridge.jpg" alt=" Rickety Bridge over River" http://www.purewaterfortheworld.org/honduras_project.asp
  11. pix9= "images/RagingRiver.jpg" alt="A raging river." http://www.molenda.us/photos/uvas-canyon-2001-12-23/DSCN0485-l.html
  12. pix10="images/Map-URR.jpg" alt="Map of Underground Railroad routes." http://muweb.millersville.edu/~ugrr/tellingstories/demosite/Buxton/many_roads/images/map_image.html
  13. pix11="images/HTubman-actress.gif" alt="Harriet Tubman in travel suit" http://www.lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/BlackHistory/htubman.htm
  14. pix12= "images/HT-Lead.gif" alt="Abstract Woodcut of Harriet Tubman leading slaves." http://trinitywholesale.com/prints/african_american/images/african_art_18609.jpg

Page created August 16, 2005. Anne Pemberton. Updated Mon, Sep 3, 2012 AP.