February 15, 2018
GPL Quilt Talk: Secret Slave Codes in Quilts
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Quilt Talk: Secret Slave Codes in Quilts
When: February 15, 5-6:30PM
Where: GPL Lena Martin Room
Guest lecturer Chari Bostick will speak on the tradition of secret messages stitched into quilts along the Underground Railroad.
Chari Bostick is the founder and executive director of the Grace Heritage Foundation for Southern Hills Cemetery. Ms. Bostick frequently lectures on the history of Southern Hills Cemetery, discussing future projects associated with her continued effort to restore and preserve the forgotten cemetery.
For additional information, please contact LaShunda or Tim at 256.549.4691.