El Dorado County Farm Trails
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Quilt Trail Project Travels to Gold Trail Grange

April 24, 2017


Quilt Trail Project Travels to Gold Trail Grange image

The Gold Trail Grange Hall in Coloma is part of the El Dorado County Farm Trails Quilt Trail Project. The barn quilt is a 1860-90 Star Shadow painted in bright, primary colors of red, yellow and green. 

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Fausel Family House Joins Quilt Trail

April 24, 2017


Fausel Family House Joins Quilt Trail image

Working with Jane Harris, a Quilt Trail Project artist, the delicate blue and white design came to life from an old, cherished, delicate crocheted piece having belonged to Oveta Fausel Lawrence. Oveta was the youngest of Emil and Mary Fausel’s five children, born Oct. 20, 1915. One interesting fact about Oveta was that she worked at the Ration Board during World War II.

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