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Coded Messages and Songs of the Underground Railroad
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5:15 pm

Coded Messages and Songs of the Underground Railroad

February 10 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Eloy Santa Cruz Library, 1000 N. Main St.
Eloy, AZ 85131 United States
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Communication and secrecy were key to the successful operation of the Underground Railroad. Safety was more important than quickness. Both fugitive slaves and members of the Underground Railroad learned to code and decode hidden messages, and to disguise signs to avoid capture. There were code names for routes and code numbers for towns. A quilt... Read More

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