• Created Date
  • 1971
  • Description
  • As part of the 1971 townwide observance of the 200th anniversary of Williamsburg's founding, 37 local women created the 42 squares of this commemorative quilt. Each square depicts a theme, event or place that is familiar to people acquainted with the town and its history. The quilt is worked in a large variety of patterned and solid-colored fabrics. Part of the Williamsburg, Mass., Historical Society, Historic Textiles Collection, and is curre... more
    As part of the 1971 townwide observance of the 200th anniversary of Williamsburg's founding, 37 local women created the 42 squares of this commemorative quilt. Each square depicts a theme, event or place that is familiar to people acquainted with the town and its history. The quilt is worked in a large variety of patterned and solid-colored fabrics. Part of the Williamsburg, Mass., Historical Society, Historic Textiles Collection, and is currently (2011) on long-term loan for display in the Meekins Library. Margaret Halberstadt ; Greta Carey ; Marie Packard ; Florence Payne ; Ruth Mills ; Dorothy Tiley ; Eleanor Hebert ; Martha Marks ; Shirley Lashway ; Janet Hale ; Marilyn Everett ; Ruth Nash ; Mary Crampton ; Marjorie Dunphy ; Shirley Hinkley ; Iva Thayer ; Eldora Hathaway ; Louise Goodhue ; Helen Leonard ; Estelle Ferguson ; Helen Drake ; Betty Feiker ; Joy Crotty ; Marion Cerreta ; Vivian Black ; Shirley Kellogg ; Betty Derosia ; Marian Warner ; Helen Breguet ; Jeanne Hemenway ; Althea Marks ; Maryjane Beach ; Mary Breguet ; Rhea Sanderson ; Jane Gliserman ; Jean York ; Gertrude Cerreta. ; Photographed by Eric Weber. less
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  • Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the Williamsburg Historical Society by writing to ddarienzo@cwmars.org or Meekins@cwmars.org. The Williamsburg Historical Society, Williamsburg, Mass., must be credited as the original source of the item for all use. Contact host institution for more information.