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TheBarnQuiltTrail
Over the past year, there have been several additions to LeRoy’s BarnQuilt Trail,
while several otherquiltshavebeen taken tocommunitiesnearby.
The weather was almost perfect
– especially on Saturday when the
groupvisitedHildene– the summer
home of Robert Todd Lincoln. He
was the only child of Abraham Lin-
coln to survive toadulthoodandhe
was a very wealthy Chicago lawyer,
who became the president of the
Pullman train car company.Hildene
was built in 1906 in the middle of
500acres inMansfield,Vermont.
Saturday’s itinerary also included
the Fly Fishing Museum which is lo-
catednext to theOrvis Store. Later in
theday,thegroupvisited theVermont
HistoricalSociety fall trip toVermont.
Hildene.
FallTrip toVermont
CountryStoreandmadea few
purchases.Sundaybeganwith
avisit to theBenningtonQuilt
Showand thefilling stationof
Hemmings’AutoMuseum.
In theafternoon,everyone
enjoyed the exhibits at the
Bennington Museum, which
includes the Grandma Mo-
ses gallery and an exhibit of
Ben
ningtonPottery. Plansare
underway for a
spring trip to
Old Saybrook Connecticut
andNewport,Rhode Island.
ColorfulquiltonSummitStreet.
ThreebarnquiltsonVallanceRd.
PurplebarnquiltonNorthRd inLeRoy.
BarnquiltRoute19HiddenMeadows.
ApplepatternonQuinlan Road.
QuiltShow inBennington.
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