There's no better way to experience the culture and history of rural Northern Indiana than by hitting the road to travel through the gently rolling countryside. In the spring of 2009, this journey became even more inviting as colorful quilt-block murals started to adorn historic barns, family homesteads and public spaces.
Indiana's first Barn Quilt Trail celebrates the history of agriculture, time-honored tradition of quilting, the community's passion for art, community pride and Hoosier Hospitality.
Connecting the communities throughout Marshall County, the Barn Quilt Trail features a series of large murals painted in a variety of quilt patterns on barns, businesses and public spaces in downtown areas including popular Culver and Plymouth.
Self-guided trail maps are in the process of being available online at visitmarshallcounty.org where you'll also learn more about the barns of Marshall County, the history of the quilt patterns chosen and all the things you can see and do while following the Barn Quilt Trail.
The art of quilt making has come full circle since the first women settlers brought it from Europe to America's shores.
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