Pre-Civil War Quilts: Their Hidden Codes
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Dr. Clarice C. Boswell presents “Pre-Civil War Quilts: Their Hidden Codes to the Freedom of Slaves Through the Underground Railroad.” The presentation focuses on the secret codes and hidden messages that slave quilters embedded into various quilts only to be interpreted by other slaves and abolitionists. These codes enabled the fugitive slaves to follow a safe route to the Underground Railroad, and eventually to freedom. Open to all ages. Register for the program by calling the library or visiting the website.