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Printable Underground Railroad Quilt Code Game

Printable Underground Railroad Quilt Code Game (Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational)

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UNDERGROUND RAILROAD SECRET MESSAGES  |  For example, the conductor William Still received this telegram in Philadelphia: “I have sent via at two o’clock four large and two small hams.” This coded message alerted him of the arrival of four fugitives – two adults and two children. The word “via” signaled they would not arrive on the regular train, as authorities expected, but on the train from Reading. Still was able to meet them at the correct depot and help them escape.

“Stationmasters” hid slaves in their homes or “stations.” Sometimes the language was more secretive to conceal details about the Underground Railroad.

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This idea has been stuck in my head for awhile, ever since I heard about how quilts were used to communicate to runaway slaves on the Und...

This idea has been stuck in my head for awhile, ever since I heard about how quilts were used to communicate to runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad. Their patterns and blocks were a code, provi

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