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A crazy quilt made by Ida Huffsmith Metzgar

‘ALL SNUG IN THEIR BEDS’

The newest exhibition at the Stroud Mansion features quilts and quilting artifacts from the Monroe County Historical Association’s collection.

On display are nine quilts made in and around Monroe County between 1850 and 1955, including:
  • An appliqued red calico “Friendship” quilt made by Caroline W. Rodgers in 1850
  • A “Hearth and Home” autograph quilt assembled by Nora O. Hohenshild in 1898
  • A “Log Cabin” quilt backed with fabric printed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lafayette’s return to America
  • A patchwork 1880 “Kaleidoscope” quilt, made by Eliza Miller Edinger.
Also on display are a large assortment of handmade applique and quilting templates, along with piecework samples, all made and used by local Monroe County families.

The quilt exhibit will be on display until Friday, September 22, 2017.

WIN A QUILT!
Buy a chance to win this quilt in a raffle to benefit the Monroe County Historical Association. The “Split Nine Patch Variation” quilt measures 59 inches x 71 inches and was handmade by the members of the Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild. Raffle tickets cost $5 each or five for $20, and can be purchased at the Stroud Mansion.

The drawing will be held at the MCHA’s annual meeting and luncheon on February 25, 2018.

CURRENT EXHIBIT
at Stroud Mansion

900 Main Street • Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
See map below
Tuesday through Friday | 10 am - 4 pm
First and third Saturday | 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays

Members free admission
Current exhibit and first floor only
| $5

The exhibit is included in the price of regular admission to the Stroud Mansion:
Adults
| $10
Seniors over 55 | $8
Children 7-17 | $8
Children 6 and under | Free
Group tours (10+) | $6
Sponsoring school groups | $4
570 421 7703 or Contact Us
NOTE: The first floor of Stroud Mansion is wheelchair accessible through a ramp at the Ninth Street entrance. The Walters Research Library, Gift Shop, Victorian parlor and changing exhibit space are located on the first floor. Other floors in the historic building are not wheelchair accessible.

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