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Quilting in the Ozarks

with the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

2023-09-13 18:00:00 2023-09-13 19:00:00 America/Chicago Quilting in the Ozarks Join the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for a history of quilt making in the Ozarks. Fayetteville Public Library - Meeting: The Willard & Pat Walker Community Room

Wednesday, September 13
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-13 18:00:00 2023-09-13 19:00:00 America/Chicago Quilting in the Ozarks Join the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for a history of quilt making in the Ozarks. Fayetteville Public Library - Meeting: The Willard & Pat Walker Community Room

Fayetteville Public Library

Meeting: The Willard & Pat Walker Community Room

Join the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for a history of quilt making in the Ozarks.

Join Rachel Whitaker from the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for a presentation on the history of Ozark quilts. The talk will examine quilting in the Ozarks, how it arrived here and some of the patterns that were used and how they came to be.  

About the instructor: 

Rachel Whitaker grew up in Highfill, Arkansas, and attended school in nearby Gentry until she began homeschool in the seventh grade. She attended college at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her educational background is in history and libraries. Rachel’s work in the history field has included internships at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri, and the Hunter’s Home in Park Hill, Oklahoma. She also spent time among the Kiowa tribe in southwestern Oklahoma, working on a project to collect animal tales. Rachel is currently a history instructor at Connors State College in Muskogee, Oklahoma and student at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She spends her limited spare time outside or reading something not assigned by her professors.

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Talks & Lectures |

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