Third Annual Quilt Show at Rockton Historical Society

Staff Report

ROCKTON, Ill. — Rockton Township Historical Society’s Third Annual Quilt Show is bigger and better this year!

Open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Sept. 21, the earliest quilt is pre-1805. Each year, the Historical Society has a new selection of quilts on display, along with its permanent collection.

The display includes crazy quilts made by great-grandmas, a yo-yo and other quilts from the 1940s.

Admire the talents of by-gone quilters along with new quilts by local gals. Watch for painted porch quilts throughout the village — a select few are offered for sale. Call Marilyn at (815) 624-8200 for details.

The Rockton Township Historical Society is at 529 Green St., Rockton, Ill. See www.rocktontownshiphistoricalsociety.com, e-mail rocktontownshiphistoricalsociety@yahoo.com and follow the group on Facebook.

From the July 31-Aug. 6, 2013, issue