Museum quilt show starts June 1


CLINTON — The DeWitt County Museum Association will host its annual “Quilted Keepsakes” quilt show  throughout the month of June, June 1-30, at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum, 219 E. Woodlawn, Clinton.

Fifty featured quilts exhibited throughout the Victorian mansion will include unique antique, vintage, and contemporary loaned pieces from private collections and quilters.

     The Salt Creek Patchmakers Quilt Guild will also have on display a raffle quilt.  Raffle tickets can be purchased at the museum during the quilt show.

     The quilts can be viewed during regular museum and gift shop hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sundays.  Admission, which includes the house tour, quilt show, carriage barn, farm museum, covered bridge, gardens and grounds, is $5 for adults, $2 for ages 12-18 and ages 11 and under free. 

DeWitt County Museum Association members are also admitted at no charge.  To arrange a large group tour, contact the museum in advance at 217-935-6066 or