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Patriots in Petticoats

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

In this program, local quilt historian, Kenda Bond, will talk about the everyday lives of women during the Revolutionary War era, including the role of quilting in their lives. "Patriots […]

Bed Turning

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Local quilt historian, Joan Ruppman, will present this program where she will discuss many of the quilts that have been loaned to the Society for our special quilt exhibit. "Bed […]

Mini-Trunk Show by local Quilter Jackie O’Laughlin

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Area resident Jackie O'Laughlin is a prolific quilter and has won many awards and honors at local and national quilt shows. In this program, she will present some of her […]

Modern Quilting – More than Blankets

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Area resident Lori Schierer is a master of using quilting techniques to make beautiful pieces that include beautiful blankets and so much more. Come hear Lori talk about her innovative […]

Annual Meeting and Program

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Following this year’s regular business meeting, Robert D. Sampson, a retired writer and college professor, will give a presentation entitled, “Ballists, Dead Beats, and Muffins: Inside Early Baseball in Illinois.” […]