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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
If you like to time-travel (of course you do, why else would you read Postcard History) you may like to turn the clock back to the winter of 1913. They haven’t invented television, the nearest library is too far to walk in waist deep snow, so what do you do? Let me introduce you to Frank and Joseph Bily, brothers and fellow farmers who decide to make their own clocks.

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