Rising sea levels endanger historic sites on the Eastern Shore
As the climate warms, will the places where Harriet Tubman and her family lived and worshiped survive rising sea levels?
Then, Julie Schablitsky, chief archaeologist at the state Department of Transportation, describes discovering the site where Tubman’s father lived. Schablitsky says the location is under siege, "If we step away overnight and come back the next morning, we have an inundated hole. That level of water is rising up into excavation units, stopping us from being able to recover scientifically this information."
Listen to more about Ben Ross' home-site in this Midday interview.