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Old North Speaker Series: Quilts for the Cause

Presented by Old North Church & Historic Site at Old North Church & Historic Site, Boston MA

Mar 13 2019
Old North Speaker Series: Quilts for the Cause

Pamela Weeks, Curator of the New England Quilt Museum, will discuss quilts made for some of these issues with a concentration on the communities of women who helped the Northern cause in the American Civil War.

“Quilts for the Cause” include those used to promote social issues such as anti-slavery or prohibition, and for charitable or patriotic purposes, which include quilts made in time of war. Pamela Weeks, Curator of the New England Quilt Museum, will discuss quilts made for some of these issues with a concentration on the communities of women who helped the Northern cause in the American Civil War. She will outline the origins of the U. S. Sanitary Commission at the beginning of the War;

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Contact: (617) 858-8231

Email: education@oldnorth.com

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LOCATION

Old North Church & Historic Site

193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

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