On The Underground Railroad

By Anne Pemberton

Picture of Harriet Tubman leading slaves through woods.   This page creates an adventure story starring your student or your child. He or she travels back in history to 1855 to share an adventure with Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad.

Turn on your speakers to hear "Go Down Moses".

Directions to create story and book.


Create a Personalized Story

Enter the name to appear in the story:

Click on gender: :

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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 with permission.

Illustration Credits

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

  1. History Hat and other clip art: MSN Clipart
  2. Harriet Tubman by Paul Collins http://www.octobergallery.com/things/10_1.html
  3. Harriet Tubman by William Johnson http://www.octobergallery.com/things/10_1.html
  4. Group of Slaves with Harriet Tubman http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/2/18/h18-2055-e.html
  5. Harriet Sculpture http://www.nationalsculptorsguild.com/ArtistImages/dedecker/jpegs/Harriet.jpg
  6. Escape and portrait: http://www.lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/BlackHistory/htubman.htm
  7. Dark Woodcut http://www.newmoonstudio.com/Herstory/Tubman.html
  8. Pretty Picture: http://ita.wisc.edu/currentstudents/2004/pangya/hero_PST/
  9. Tubman with rifle http://www.harriettubmanbiography.com/db2/00122/harriettubmanbiography.com/_uimages/Tubmanwoodcut3.jpg
  10. Fugative Slaves http://americancivilwar.com/women/harriet_tubman.html
  11. Underground Railroad:
  12. Passage to Freedom: http://trinitywholesale.com/prints/african_american/images/african_art_18609.jpg
  13. Hiding: http://www.kyrene.org/schools/brisas/sunda/bhistory/tubman/Tubman1.jpg

Page created October 17, 2004. Anne Pemberton. Updated Fri, Dec 9, 2011 | Sat, 04-Dec-2010. AP.