Paulding County Genealogy Society hears about Underground Railroad


Thelen explained that Ohio was a "free state," with more than 3,000 miles of (Underground Railroad) trails and at least 23 points of entry along the Ohio River. This inspired her to find, purchase and use her antique, patterned quilt collection in a presentation called "Secret Stitches: Coded for Freedom?" (March 26, 2013)