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Picturing The Past: 'We Love America' Quilt On Display At Library


September 10, 2018

The finished "We Love America" quilt was created by second grade classes at Brevard Elementary during the 2001-2002 school year.

Following the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, the second grade teachers at Brevard Elementary choose to undertake a social studies project to focus students on the good in America.

Teachers Vicki Denton, Connie Mosser, Louise Stroup and Molly Tartt worked with their students to identify what made them proud of their country. The students then selected and designed artwork representing American landmarks and events.

Quilter Elizabeth Lemon provided fabric blocks and markers for students to produce their images. The 6-inch by 6-inch blocks portray...

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