Rising sea levels threaten sites along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway
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.
Original air date: November 4, 2021.