5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47 , Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756 .
"The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month: WWI Quilts", on Sunday, September 7 a 1:00 pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington, Connecticut. Sue Reich's presentation will include a look at the background of quilts through the 1910s with emphasis of quilt making during the World War I years and a trunk show of quilts from the era. Sue is the author of several books on quilts and she will be discussing and conducting pre-sales for her new book, World War I Quilts.
The exhibit, Over There: Washington and The Great War, which features several of Sue's WWI quilts, will be open for viewing in the Gunn Museum from 12am-4pm, the day of this lecture. The exhibit shares the story of Washington Connecticut’s contribution to WWI. The exhibit and associated programs are supported in part by a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation. Admission to the lecture and exhibit is free. Call the Museum at 860-868-7756 or view www.gunnlibrary.org for more information.