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NPS selects superintendent for Tubman monument

The National Park Service has chosen a superintendent for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National monument.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 02:22pm EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National monument, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cherie Butler, Eastern Shore, Dorchester County, Harriet Tubman

Water may wipe away trail Tubman blazed, Blackwater refuge

Sea levels have been rising in the Chesapeake Bay at more than twice the global rate -- and one of the most important stops on the Underground Railroad likely will be largely underwater within the next 50 years.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: sea level rise, Chesapeak Bay, Eastern Shore, Harriet Tubman, Blackwater Refuge

Md. seeks Harriet Tubman national monument

The state of Maryland is asking the federal government to designate part of the Eastern Shore as a national monument to abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:09pm EDT

Tags: Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Jacob Jackson, Harriet Tubman, snaphack