Quilt Stories

by admin on August 16, 2014


In Celebration of Black History Month


Family Program: Quilt Stories

Saturday, February 25, 2017

(snow date: Sunday, February 26, 2017)



Special Guest

Rita Phillips – Member of the Goodwives Quilters


  • Learn about African-American folk artist, Harriet Powers’ (1837-1910) storytelling quilts.  She was one of the best-known southern African American quilt makers during the Civil War era.
  • Learn how quilts are made and see a variety of quilts handmade by local children
  • Create your own paper story quilt!


Perfect for children ages 4 – 10!

Admission: $3/person, maximum $15/family, payable at the door

Registration required as space is limited: info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or 203-846-0525



Norwalk Historical Society Museum
141 East Avenue
Parking available in the Norwalk City Hall parking lot at 125 East Avenue.
The Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department.
Norwalk, CT  06851

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