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09/29/15

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Contact: Erin Brown
Pawnee Bill Ranch, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-762-2513
ebrown@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/pawneebill

Pawnee Bill Ranch to Host Quilt Show

Pawnee, Okla. — During the month of October, the Pawnee Bill Ranch will host a quilt show in the museum. Area quilters will bring in their handiwork to be exhibited during the museum’s normal hours of operation. Everything from historic family heirlooms to modern abstract works of art will be on display.

The quilt show, an annual event at the ranch for more than 20 years, is a way for community members to show off their beautiful works of fiber art. People have shared quilts that date back to the land runs, Civil War era quilts, friendship quilts and modern quilts that tell a story or that have patterns reflecting a theme. The ranch has many quilts in its collection that can be seen during the quilt show in Pawnee Bill’s mansion. The event is free.

For more information, please call 918-762-2513. The Pawnee Bill Ranch is located one-half mile west of Pawnee on U.S. Highway 64.

The Pawnee Bill Ranch is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 31 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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