Red Carpet Case #1 – The Victorian with a Secret

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  1. This post was created with the help of storify.com to provide additional background information for the first installment of my new children’s mystery series. Please stay tuned to my website for details on when this book will be available!

  2. Mabel Caylor was an abolitionist and young admirer of Harriet Tubman.

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    RT @CASJustice
    “Freedom for myself is not enough” – Harriet Tubman
    Wed, Aug 17 2011 14:41:45
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    RT @Africans4Africa: I freed a thousand slaves, I could have freed a thousand more, if only they knew they were slaves. ~Harriet Tubman
    Wed, Aug 17 2011 13:52:59
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    Harriet Tubman
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    America the Story of Us: Harriet Tubman
    Thu, May 20 2010 22:40:35
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    Harriet Tubman
    Mon, Mar 15 2010 21:23:43
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    The planned Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County is getting $8.5 million for construction costs from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the last piece it needed to move forward. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley made the announcement for the $21 million project…
    Wed, Aug 17 2011 08:36:04
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    Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
    Harriet Tubman
    Wed, Aug 17 2011 14:42:35
  10. How would Mabel Caylor have dressed during Civil War time?

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  14. Mabel Caylor chose to use silk for her quilt squares. Did you know that America once had a thriving silk industry?

  15. The Pultneyville Historical Museum featured a display of Victorian hair art. Silla also found one of the missing quilt squares hidden behind a framed piece of hair art. Can hair art still be found today? What does it look like?

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  20. Quilts are central to Joe and Silla’s detective work. What did quilts look like during the Civil War?

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