Maryland archaeologists find West African spirit cache at Harriet Tubman’s birthplace

February 16, 2023 | CBS News Baltimore

BY CBS BALTIMORE STAFF

BALTIMORE — Maryland archaeologists uncovered African religious artifacts on the Eastern Shore land where abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in 1822, officials announced Tuesday.

Gov. Wes Moore joined archaeologists from the Maryland Department of Transportation at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County on Tuesday morning for the announcement.

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