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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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Past Article

Ray Hahn


Those with fantasies about places surrounded by water will love Pea Patch Island, Delaware. Be it an islet or a continent people love going to islands in boats or on planes just for fun. A famous quote from 18th century literature hints that “sleeping on an island is like getting a hug from mother nature.” Pea Patch Island is historic, too!

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