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Pre-Civil War Quilts: The Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad

Pre-Civil War Quilts: The Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad In-Person

Connie Martin’s presentation, which is based on her mother’s work, "Lizzie’s Story: A Slave Family’s Journey to Freedom,” explains how families, including her ancestors, implemented codes within their quilts to aid slaves in winning their freedom. Martin will explain the meanings and interpretations within these quilts, which have been shared through generations.

Date:
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 2:55pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Classroom A, Classroom B
Categories:
  Adult Library Program  

Registration is required. There are 36 seats available.

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