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Harriet Tubman

Alison Saar, the sculptor of this magnificent memorial to Harriet Tubman in New York City, placed Tubman facing south, a controversial decision when it was dedicated in 2008. Critics said it should face north to symbolize Tubman’s many trips leading … Continue reading

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Spies! Women in the Civil War

Last night I got word that the second edition of my book, “Spies! Women in the Civil War” is now available as an ebook (with an orange cover that I love!). I did my research in the early 90s, traveling … Continue reading

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Landmarks to Dr. Mary E. Walker and Harriet Tubman

During my recent booktalk/signing at Seneca Falls, New York, I took a side trip to Oswego to visit the grave of Dr. Mary E. Walker, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for her Civil War service.¬† I also … Continue reading

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Landmarks to Women

Happy Women’s History Month, which was first celebrated as Women’s History Week on March 1, 1978 in Sonoma County, CA. In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating March as National Women’s History Month. This year the theme¬† from the National … Continue reading

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