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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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Bonnie Wilpon

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The Israelite House of David is a Christian communal community founded in 1903 by Benjamin and Mary Purnell in Benton Harbor, Michigan. In its heyday it was an economic powerhouse with a famous barnstorming baseball team, an amusement park, and numerous commercial businesses.

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