History of the Quilt 2

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These descriptions for the quilt blocks were written in 1976 by the Bicentennial Club of the McFarlin School under the direction of Ms. Janice Carragher and Ms. Virginia Blouin. They were assisted by sixth grade students Terry Cryts, Sirry Karlsson, Melissa Micol, Susan Burns, Judy Fahey, and Kim McBride in 1976.

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  Garlic

Garlic

Was a plant widely used in early times in cookery and medicine.go to Quilt


 
Adams Library

Adams Library

Was dedicated in 1895, and named in honor of Amos F. Adams who donated the funds for its construction.go to Quilt


 
Chelmsford Town Seal

Chelmsford Town Seal

Depicts Revolutionary War Monument and town motto "Let the Children Guard What the Sires Have Won."go to Quilt


 
I.O.O.F. Building

I.O.O.F. Building

Now occupied by the First Bank and Trust, at the turn of the century housed the E. T. Adams Store and a bakery on its first floor. The Odd Fellows Hall on the second story was used by St. Mary's Parish for Sunday Mass before construction of a church.go to Quilt


 
Dill

Dill

Was an important herb to rural housewives for pickling.go to Quilt


 
Old Mill House

Old Mill House

Located in Chelmsford Center, is an early building connected with the mill complex on Beaver Brook which dates back to the 17th century, including both grist and saw mill operations. For over thirty years Miss Ruby Emery and Miss Rose G. Meserve operated a bakery here that was famed for its home-baked delicacies.go to Quilt


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