Connie Martin will present her lecture “Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the atrium on the main Prairie State College campus, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.
Martin will speak about the secret codes and hidden messages in the family quilts her ancestors shared on the Underground Railroad. The presentation was created by her mother, who wrote a book “Lizzie’s Story: A Slave Family’s Journey to Freedom.”
Speaker Connie Martin will address the messages in pre-Civil War . . .