Description

Developed through a Make a Difference Day grant in 2005, the squares were painted by volunteers and are a variation of the popular quilt barn project. It was decided to make a patchwork quilt of items that are significant to the history and heritage of the county. There are 14 patches in the park and the composite quilt is on the side of the Virginia Restaurant at 89 W. Main St. The 14 squares and the significance are: Algonquin Mill - annual festival at historical site; Coley's Stag - one of the last stag bars in the state; Train - railroad history; McCook House -state Civil War museum; Sail Boat - Atwood and Leesville lakes; Daffodil - county flower; Bluebird - county bird; Golf Tee - outdoor recreation; Turkey - hunting tradition; Cows - agricultural heritage; Courthouse Clock - historical building and county seat; Indian - the Indian Great Trail crossed the county; County Outline - unique shape of county. The composite quilt uses the county's Bicentennial Barn as the middle square to complete the quilt.

Location

88 West Main Street, Carrollton, Ohio 44615, United States of America

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