Harriet was a Nurse, A Scout, a Conductor of the Underground Railroad. She was buried with military honors in Fort Hill Cemetary in New York. Her two trusted Abolitionist's friend fought in the struggle with her. William Steel helped her to move so many slaves. He waa charged $560.00 in damages for helping slave get across the Ohio River. When Thomas Garret died in 1871. His faithful friend personally carried him up the him on their shoulders, One of the most important River during the Underground Railroad was the Ohio river. Willam was very out- spoken and usually got in trouble for it compared to Thomas who was usually soft-spoken because he did not want to experience any repercussion. Ripply, Ohio was where they were headed. It was the place that they called freedom! The Jordan was considered as the Ohio River. To reach Ripply it was the place where they wanted to be until they could get to Ontario Candia! Join us in celebrating Harriet's life!
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