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Civil War Soldier Quilts 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Lectures/Literary
Price:
Free.  
Dates and Times:
August 17, 2:00PM-3:00PM

Beginning in 1861, the U.S. Sanitary Commission provided aid to Union soldiers. Through their volunteer efforts about 250,000 quilts were donated, of which only 15 still exist. Hear the stories of those quilts, see reproductions of 1860s quilts, and learn about local aid efforts for Civil War soldiers. Ages 8 through adult. Free. No registration required.
Venue Information
Address:
3939 Nearing Lane  
City:
Decatur 
State:
IL 
Zip Code:
62521 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
217-423-7708 
Venue Map:
 
Presenting Organization
Telephone:
217-423-7708
Designation:
not-for-profit