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Quilts of the "Underground Railroad"

Discover the code of quilts used by abolitionists and others to help slaves in the Underground Railroad. On Friday, April 29, at Maiden Alley Cinema starting at 1:00 pm, Dr. Alicestyne Turley will discuss the role particular quilt patterns played in the Underground Railroad. Immediately following Dr. Turley, expert storyteller, NedRa Bonds will spin a tale of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to a Quilt.