Updated: Feb 14, 2013 11:35 AM
AUBURN, NY (AP) — Thereâ€™s a fresh effort to make the
Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn a National Historical Park.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill with Marylandâ€™s senators that would bestow the honor on the central New York site. The House sponsor is Rep. Dan Maffei.
The bill also would create the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland.
Tubman led hundreds of slaves to freedom as part of the Underground Railroad. She is buried in Auburn.
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