“Harriet” — the movie

The movie, “Harriet,” will begin showing on Friday, November first. I’m curious about the accuracy and I did a Google search for information. Here is an article that is supposed “fact checking.”  Here is the link to an article titled The True Story Behind Harriet Tubman Movie.

My interest stems from the fact that my first cousin five-times removed, Levi Coffin, is identified as  President of the Underground Railroad.”  I wondered if he is mentioned in the movie. Actually, by reading The True Story Behind Harriet Tubman, I see that she worked between Maryland and Pennsylvania. Levi Coffin’s station on the Underground Railroad was in Indiana. ~~~~ I found the information (web links) very interesting

“This recently recovered 1868-1869 portrait, depicting Tubman probably in her early 40s, is on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. (NMAAHC, Library of Congress)
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/true-story-harriet-tubman-movie-180973413/#tYiVt6c57gL4DGkp.99. Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv
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“Absent from the film is Tubman’s work as a Union spy, her 1869 marriage, her work as a suffragist (above: pictured between 1871 and 1876) and the opening of the Harriet Tubman Home for the Elderly. (NMAAHC, Library of Congress)
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/true-story-harriet-tubman-movie-180973413/#zSujjlmqsgGTQvKV.99
Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv
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