Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Barn Quilt Trail is about to materialize.

These are the area farmers, businesses, private and public  spaces that are “gettin on the barn quilt trail” .  Tom McCallum, our lead installer, aims to have the 30 barn quilts installed before September 2010.  Call 519 287 3566 or 519 693-7002 for more information.

It didn’t  take much convincing for these 27 property owners to see the advantage of hosting one of Wardsville’s Bicentennial Barn Quilt blocks.

Here’s the list. Who will fill the vacant spots?

1.Double Irish Chain Thamesville Credit Union, Wardsville Branch
2. The Cross North American Martyr Cemetary Wardsville
3.Old Country Church St John’s Presbyterian Church
4.Church Window Wardsville United Church
5.Soldier Battle of the Longwoods Cairn
6.Ship at Sea Ann and Doug Neville
7.Union Jack Seniors Apartments Wardsville
8.Battle of Three Rivers,Quebec,1776 Babcock Community Care Centre
9.Compass May Farms
10. Crossed Canoes-Travel on the Thames Luis and Pamela Couto
11.Wagon Tracks Tom and Janice McCallum
12.Woodland Path Early Longwoods Road Crossroads Bistro
13.Salute to Colours Knapp’s Farm Service Inc
14.Twisted Rope Wendy and Dave York
15.Victory War ends 1814 Nancy and Graham Schulert
16.Carpenters Square Wardsville Masonic Lodge
17.George Wards Inn McNaughton Family Shopping Centre
18.Tree of Life Frieda Timmers
19.Farmers Wife Bozena Bladek
20.Corn, Beans & Wheat Paul and Jan Moniz
21.Water Wheel Quad County Support Services
22.Grist Mill Wardsville Golf Club
23.Turkey Tracks John and Michelle Cameron
24.Bounty from the Thames John and Christine Johnston
25.Apple Tree Fisher Family residence
26.Indian Paint Brush Ken Fit
27.Rising Sun Beattie Haven
28.Tombstone Wardsville Historical Cemetery
29.Path to Peace Wardsville Cenotaph
30.Centennial  Maple Eric Simpson Farm

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Wardsville Barn Quilts hit the National News links

Wardsville celebrates

BICENTENNIAL: The busy schedule includes parties and reunions


June 21, 2010 8:00am

Folk art to tell of town founder


London Free Press video plus Debra Van Brenk’s story about the Barn Quilts being painted at Beattie Haven.

Debra’s story got picked up and has been distributed through many news channels.

Firefighters Install Barn Quilt Gallery

Installing Wardsville Barn Quilts in Ball Park

Mike Ross and Brad White, Wardsville Firefighters

Installing the Wardsville Barn Quilts: Julie Hack puts the 30 barn quilts in chronological order

Installing the Barn Quilts in Little Kin Park, Wardsville, Ontario

Wardsville Fire Department: Wardsville's best

Denise Corneil, the barn quilt visionary. Everybody loves the barn quilts.

The 30 Barn Quilts Are Done

Photo by Dave Chidley

Wardsville Firefighters Install Quilts for Viewing

Our faithful firefighters lug 30 barn quilts and help Tom McCallum install the pieces in Little Kin Park, Wardsville, for the the public display. After this they will be installed on local barns and buildings.

Crossed Canoes - Travel on the Thames with artist Steve Sittler

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