Location: 1725 Trappe Church Road Darlington, MD 21034 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.susquehannockwildlife.org Quilt Pattern name: Turtle Colors: Black, Orange, Green, and Grey Owner(s) Name: Susquehannock Wildlife Society, Inc. Artist(s) Name: Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Door of barn at main Wildlife Center driveway location off Trappe Church Road. Please note: The center is still under construction. Please pull in the driveway and take pictures, but do not enter the property. Susquehannock Wildlife Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to protecting our native wildlife and its habitat in the lower Susquehanna River basin and surrounding areas. The Susquehannock Wildlife Center is the headquarters of the Society, an epicenter for local wildlife that is being built to further the mission of providing education, research, rescue, and conservation of native species and their habitat.
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Location: 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.steppingstonemuseum.org Quilt Pattern name: Inspired by the Feathered Star Variation with diamond pattern held in the museum’s collection. Colors: Pastels Owner(s) Name: Steppingstone Museum Association, Inc. Artist(s) Name: Deborah J Janelle Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Wall closest to the walkway as visitors walk through the historic area. Steppingstone Museum preserves and interprets the rural heritage of Harford County from its stunning views overlooking the Susquehanna River. The founder of Steppingstone, J. Edmund Bull, wished us to represent the “last rural generation” – people who lived off the land and crafted their livelihoods by hand. Our barn quilt, the first in Harford County, was inspired by a piece in the museum collection and each flower represents the following: Breaking Bread and Community Ancestry of Faith and Hope Fire of Hearth and Forge Herbs – Nature’s Medicine Cabinet Mechanics and Ingenuity Spinning and Weaving Native Tribes and the Gift of Maize Love, Marriage and New Beginnings [...]
Location: 211 Pylesville Road Pylesville, Maryland 21132 See on Google Interactive Map Website: www.hcps.org/schools/SchoolProfile.aspx?schoolID=80 Quilt Pattern name: North Harford Star Colors: White, Yellow and Black Owner(s) Name: North Harford FFA Artist(s) Name: Aimee Densmore and North Harford FFA with help from Lisa Maxwell Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: On the lower barn on the Ag side of North Harford High School. North Harford High School is home to a unique Harford County Public School magnet program. The Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences began in 2010 and graduated its first class in 2014. The program is a partnership between the school system, Harford’s agricultural community, and the University of Maryland. The North Harford Future Farmers of America (FFA) was so honored when we were asked if we would be interested in making a barn quilt for one of our barns at North Harford High School and join the Barn Quilt Trail in Harford County! Our FFA chapter was grateful to receive a grant from the Flying Geese Quilt Guild to help us pay for [...]
Location: 5329 Onion Rd Pylesville, MD 21132 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.fawnviewfarm.com Quilt Pattern name: Texas Star Colors: Multi-colored Owner(s) Name: Mary Stewart Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Above door on small building Greg & Mary Stewart are a 1st generation farming operation that operates a seed dealership selling for Channel Seed, Eddie Mercer and Preferred. They also do direct sales of Hay & Straw. They are grain crop farmers and do custom planting & harvesting for neighboring farmers as well. Mary has further diversified the operation by offering Educational Farm Tours, Birthday Parties, Non-Profit fundraising events, Farm to Table dinners, Farm & Flea Markets and several other special events. The goal is to connect the community to how their food is produced and see and learn first hand. They have 5 young children in Abby, Bradley, Zachary, Thomas, and Taylor who are always outside and seem to like to spend their time in puddles or kicking up dust.
Location: 825 Highland Road Street, MD 21154 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.fallingbranchbeer.com Quilt Pattern name: Laurel Wreath Colors: Red, White and Blue Owner(s) Name: Alex Galbreath Artist(s) Name: Elizabeth Galbreath, Kim Galbreath Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: 825 Highland Road Street, MD 21154 Agriculture has been an important part of the Galbreath family for nearly a century. Highland Heights Farm was founded in 1924 by Calvin Galbreath who excelled in the swine industry and his son, William Galbreath, who later followed in his footsteps. In the 1980s, brothers Allen and Stewart Galbreath led the farm’s next generation switching the primary focus to dairy cattle. The dairy farm steadily grew throughout the subsequent decades with the herd peaking at over 300 cows. In 2004, Allen and his wife Kim worked together to start Hawks Hill Creamery in an effort to provide quality local agricultural products and avoid dependence upon fluctuating milk prices. A new “farm brewery” license classification, a passion for good beer and local products, along with a desire to continue [...]
Location: 901 Whitaker Mill Road Joppa, MD 21085 See on Map Interactive Tour Quilt Pattern name: Unknown Colors: Red,White, Blue Owner(s) Name: John & Theresa Magness Artist(s) Name: Theresa Magness Duncale was established in 1684. The stone house was built in 1841 by Lee Magness and since 1924 the property has been continuously under the Magness name. The log cabin, where the quilt is hung, was originally the Union Chapel Church located at Old Joppa and Mountain Roads. In 1948 the Cabin was being torn down to make way for the new church. As the story goes, the Magness family traded firewood for the remaining church structure and rebuilt it at Duncale Farm. John and Theresa Magness along with sons Parker and Jacob currently operate the farm, raising beef cattle, various grains, hay and produce. Some of the harvest is sold at the Cabin from May until November. The quilt that I have created is our way of expressing our love of the land and our nation. When this quilt was started, our [...]
Location: 2601 Harford Road Fallston, MD 21047 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.andyseggsandpoultry.com Quilt Pattern name: #1 Star Spangled with a chicken overlay #2 Old Mill Stream with over lay of chicken, and hog overlay) Also steer and turkey overlay. Colors: Red, White and Blue; Green, Blue and Yellow Artist(s) Name: Jamey Bachman Owner(s) Name: Charles and Jamey Bachman Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: 2601 Harford Road Fallston, Maryland 21047 Edward Roach bought Tower Hill in 1904. When he died, his daughter Agnes and her husband Will Bachman inherited the farm. Will ran a steam engine, sawed lumber, and thrashed grain. Also, they milked cows, shipping milk and cream to Baltimore on the MA & Pa Railroad. Agnes and Will raised six children on the farm. Their oldest son, Charlie stayed on the farm working with his father along with raising chickens. Charlie also raised his son Butch on the farm. They farmed together until Charlie died. Butch continued to farm and married Jamey. They raised chickens, corn, grain, hay, produce, and hogs. They sold the hogs to [...]
Location: 1700 South Fountain Green Rd Bel Air, MD 21050 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.bbdairy.com Quilt Pattern name: Ice Cream Cone Wagon Wheel Colors: Brown, Green, Blue, Mauve, Red Owner(s) Name: Kate and David Dallam Artist(s) Name: Joan Hayden Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Peak of roof on front of restaurant. Broom’s Bloom is an interesting mix of ancestral history and new beginnings. Our name originates from the colonial land grant for the area along with the original owner of the land, John Broom. The ‘Bloom’ refers to crops flourishing and providing for the tenants, hence the name, “Broom’s Bloom Dairy. The farm and house date back to 1726 and is supporting its 9th generation of the Dallam family. The farm is named after the colonial land grant for the area. In 1997, David and Kate Dallam started milking 65 cows on the farm and even more recently they started making and selling old fashioned ice cream, farmstead cheese, and pork sausage. Our animals are fed a natural diet of grains [...]
Location: 550 Asbury Road Churchville, MD 21028 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.bradsfarmmarket.com Quilt Pattern name: Brad’s Farm Album Quilt Colors: Multi-colored Owner(s) Name: Brad and Karin Milton Artist(s) Name: Michael and Mary Gin Rettman Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Front of barn facing Asbury Road Brad’s Farm Market in Harford County, Maryland started in 1992 (as Brad’s Produce) when Brad Milton opened his two stands and rented his first farm of 17 acres. Since then, we have grown to having a market on our home farm, 3 satellite stands and have been an active member of the Bel Air Farmers’ Market for over 22 years. Following a lifelong dream, Brad began farming during summers while attending college at the University of Delaware. After graduation, he started farming fulltime and in 2000 bought his first piece of farmland. He quickly added a farm stand and greenhouses for growing spring flowers to the land. In 2002, he and Karin married. A year later, they added a son and a few years later a [...]