Have you ever thought that adults do not make any sense?  They seem to talk in a code that only other grownups understand.  Welcome to Elijah’s world. 


As you read the Buxton Bell, follow the links to learn about Elijah and the time period in which Elijah of Buxton is set.  Then complete the activities as directed by your teacher.



Enter the Buxton Bell

C. P. Curtis

Investigative Reporter

Freedom Songs

Quilt Codes

Return to Sender

Freedom Collage

Walk a Mile in His Shoes












“But I don’t care if you study on something all your life, it

ain’t gonna stick like if it happen to you personal.”

                                                                 -Elijah Freeman