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April 12, 2012

Slaves and the Civil War

Join Sharon Zonker on April 17th to learn about the Underground Railroad and how Indiana participated. 

Sharon is also a quilter and uses quilts to tell the stories she has gathered. While in Charleston she has attended many seminars, toured several plantations, and become acquainted with slave descendants. She shares their stories through her quilts. Sharon has shared her quilts and stories with groups in Charleston, as well as many quilt and historical societies throughout Indiana. This past year, she has spoken at the Honeywell Center in Wabash, Marion Library, Tippecanoe Quilters and at the Morton Center at Purdue University.

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