Want to See The Lanark County Community Quilt? See it May 4th in Beckwith



This quilt was purchased at a Gallery 15 auction on Monday and was a crazy quilt and made in 1902 in Lanark County. It is signed by the approximately 30 local folks who had a hand in making it.

Read all about the people that signed it by clicking here.

Saturday May 4th. 12 NOON a pop up display of the quilt along with the quilt from Beckwith and the Wilson quilt. Also one that Jayne Monro Ouimet’s mother made along with a section her grandmother made from her grandfathers flannel shirt


May 4, 2019 1:30 pm
Location, Beckwith Township Administration Complex
1702 9th Line Beckwith @ Black’s Corners Ontario

May 4 Meeting Guest Speaker: LCGS Member Arlene Stafford-Wilson will speak to us on her new book, “Lanark County Calling: All Roads Lead Home” Just launched in September, Arlene’s book features five short stories: ‘The Legendary Ompah Stomp’, ‘A Night at the Movies – the Sopher Theatre in Smiths Falls’, ‘Sophia Haggis – Perth’s Candy Lady’, ‘The Ghost of Fergusons Falls’ and ‘The Witch of Plum Hollow’. She will have her books for sale at this event.

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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