Adults (18 +)

Pre-Civil War Quilts: The Hidden Codes to Freedom

February 16th, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
During this presentation, Connie Martin will illustrate some Pre-Civil War quilts and their significance to the freedom of the slaves through the Underground Railroad. The stories surrounding the secret messages in quilts are rich in American culture. Replicas of actual quilts that slaves used on their journey will be displayed and the meanings behind the different patterns will be discussed.

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