Black History Month (Underground Railroad Secret Code)
- Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Location: Doyle and Margaret Hartman Gallery
- Organization: Dayton Memorial Library
Through the month of February Come view sample quilt squares of the controversial
Underground Railroad Secret Code. The quilts were crafted signal, message, and instruct the Conductor or escaping slaves how to reach freedom in the north.
Also on display is a 1960s era hand-pieced and stitched quilt created by native
American sisters in the American south.
The display will be in the DML Margaret and Doyle Hartman Gallery
Display concept and Quilt squares* by Yvonne Williams
*unless otherwise noted
Black History Month Display
Yvonne Williams has created the Black History Month display in the Dayton Memorial Library for 15 years.
This will be her last year, so please join us in thanking her for her dedication and hard work!