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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

John Nieveen

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Railroaders today remember this accident as the “Destination Wreck.” On the eve of President Eisenhower’s inauguration, hundreds left Boston on their way to Washington, DC. Many were injured but no one was killed. Truly a miracle considering the amount of damage sustained by Union Station.

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