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  • Quilts for a Cause

    Quilts for a Cause

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    “Gun Boat Quilt” was a term given to the raffle quilts made by southern women in order to finance the building of gun boats needed during the Civil War to protect the ports of the southern states and the shipping lanes in and out of southern harbors. This is part of the story.

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Mary Hampton
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If you are interested in travels to the extremes, this is a story to whet your appetite. Lands End, in Cornwall, is the westernmost point of travel in England. Warm summer days are delightful but bring a sweater, the winds have an ocean to cross before they cool the English countryside. The southernmost point in England is also in Cornwall.

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