Weekend activities: Make a Freedom Quilt

Weekend activities: Make a Freedom Quilt

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Date(s) - February 16 - February 17

Johnstown Children's Museum

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states. Freedom quilts were quilt patterns,displayed as signals to slaves that they should begin to pack for the journey, and included (Wagon Wheel), dress up (Shoofly) and get ready to escape (Tumbling Blocks).

Come learn about freedom quilts and make your own.