Historical character comes to life at Lincoln Heritage Museum

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[March 14, 2017]     Send a link to a friend  Share

Pictures by Curtis Fox

Harriet Tubman as channeled by first person historical impersonator Kathryn Harris.


Harriet Tubman, known as Moses to the many slaves she rescued, makes a point in her narrative.

Harriet Tubman could not read or write, so she askes Bill Donath to read from her biography. As Donath reads, Harriet verbally underlines the important parts. She memorized the book, penned by a friend.

Kathryn Harris with some of the books she used to research Harriet Tubman’s life.

Lincoln Heritage Museum director Tom McLaughlin presents Kathryn Harris with a plaque thanking her for assisting with the new museum exhibit “Lovers of Liberty, Take Courage”.

Anne Moseley, assistant director of the LHM and Ron Keller, Director of the Abraham Lincoln Center for Character Development at Lincoln College with Kathryn.


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