By hanging a quilt with a certain pattern over a railing -- supposedly to dry -- the slaves were directed to a certain location on their road to freedom, with no one in authority being the wiser. Download the free quilt block pattern.
- "Science is a tool, and we invent tools to do things we want. It's a question of how those tools are used by people."
~ Margaret Atwood
- "Men have become the tools of their tools."
~ Henry David Thoreau
- "One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion."
~ Eli Whitney
- "Don't force it ... get a bigger hammer."
~ Arthur Bloch
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Eli Whitney image courtesy encyclopedia.com