Patchwork Jewels of Monroe County-Loop Two

Monroe County rises from the banks of the Ohio River and spreads across the Appalachian foothills of eastern Ohio. Settled in the early nineteenth century, its history of agriculture, mining, and commerce is revealed in thriving towns dotting the rural landscape. Celebrating its bicentennial in 2015, Monroe County treasures that history, using barns and other buildings as canvases on which residents have recorded their heritage. Drive through Monroe County with host Karen Schaefer to places that explore the history of barns and quilting. Along the way, you'll visit surprising sites and learn how a community art project continues to inspire residents and travelers alike.

Please remember that quilt barns are located on private property and should be viewed from public roads. Don’t forget to exercise caution if you stop to take pictures of the barns.

Begin each track at the location indicated. Important sites from the tour are marked on the map and under each track heading. Sites that are highlighted in blue link to additional information.

Track 1

Courthouse Square Barn, Woodsfield
  • Courthouse Square Barn, 39790 Gun Club Road, Woodsfield Ohio 43793

Track 2

North on Route 26

Track 3

Eight-Pointed Star Barn
  • Eight-Pointed Star Barn, 51924 Moore Ridge Road, Jerusalem, Ohio

Track 4

Beallesville on Route 556

Track 5

Flying Geese Barn
  • Flying Geese Barn, 49490 State Route 556, Clarington, Ohio

Track 6

Kindelberger Stone Barn
  • Kindelberger Stone Farm; SR 556 & German Ridge Road, Clarington, Ohio

Track 7

Grandmother's Flower Garden Barn
  • Grandmother's Flower Garden Barn, 5001 State Route 556, Clarington Ohio

Track 8

Ohio River Valley Museum

Track 10

Star Shadow Barn, Cameron
  • Star Shadow Barn, 48102 State Route 78, Cameron Ohio

Track 11

Hollister-Parry House, Woodsfield

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