Online Course: Mythology

Media Player

  1. [chapter=First Chapter][image=1]

  2. [image=2]

  3. [image=3]

  4. [image=4]

  5. [image=5]

  6. [image=6]

  7. [chapter=Second Chapter]

  8. [chapter=Third Chapter]

Underground Railroad mythologizing has continued in the present through stories such as that of the quilt code and Follow the Drinking Gourd.

In this lecture, we disprove these Underground Railroad myths and examine how they are used in the present.

The Underground Railroad Course Modules

© 2012 Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. All rights reserved. 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 | (313) 494-5800 |

This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.