Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad
Secrets: Signs and Symbols
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Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Big Dipper to find the North Star

Finding the North Star

Look for the Big Dipper. Use the two small stars that form the edge of the cup away from the handle. Follow the line these two stars create to find the North Star.


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