See Ohio First

To honor her quilt-making mother, in 2001 Donna Sue Groves organized a group of Adams County residents to create a driving tour featuring quilt designs displayed on barns.  Donna Sue’s vision inspired a national movement that now stretches across 33 Ohio counties and more than 40 states.   Celebrating Appalachian heritage, the rural landscape, and a traditional craft, Quilt Barns have become landmarks across Ohio.  Drive through Adams County on Routes 247 and 52 with host Sandra Sleight-Brennan to explore the history of barns and quilting. Along the way, you’ll learn the remarkable story of how a small community art project turned into a national Clothesline of Quilts.

Travel Note:  Use caution when slowing or stopping near a Quilt Barn.  Most Quilt Barns are on private property and should be viewed from the public road.

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Tour Number 1 Sardinia to Moyers Winery

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Tour Number 2 Aberdeen to Seaman

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