National Park Centennial Quilts Return, to the Homestead National Monument of America

BEATRICE – A special quilt display created for the Centennial of the National Park Service is wrapping up a tour, and will be on display all of April, west of Beatrice.

The Homestead National Monument of America kicked off the tour of the display at various National Parks and is host for the display again at the monument’s Education Center.

Superintendent Mark Engler says the display was created by Fiber Works, a group of textile artists from the Lincoln and Omaha areas.

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The quilts depict attractions such as Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Rocky Mountain National Park, the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Everglades National Park, among others.

Engler says the group of intricate, stunning quilts made their first appearance at the Homestead in December, of 2015.

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On Sunday, April 15th, the monument will host a special reception allowing the public to meet the creators of the art works, from two until four p.m.

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The display is in the Homestead National Monument Education Center display room, during the entire month of April.

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