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Coming attractions at the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum

GRANITE FALLS, NC (February 22, 2019) — In recognition of National Quilting Month, the Granite Falls History Committee will sponsor a quilt show/contest at the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum during March.  Visitors to the museum will select People’s Choice Award recipients in two (2) categories – regular size and lap size or smaller quilts.  Voting begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2nd and ends at 4 p.m.  on Saturday, March 30th.  There will be a public reception to recognize award recipients and honor all quilters on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 2 until 4 p.m.

On Saturday, March 16th, the Granite Falls Historical Association will sponsor two (2) hikes to the falls that gave the town its name.  Participants should meet at the museum at either 2 p.m. or 3 p.m.  While at the museum, hikers may vote on their favorite quilts and enjoy refreshments. Those wishing to participate in the hikes should call Linda Crowder at (828) 396-1066 or email her at

Located at 107 Falls Avenue, the museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 2 until 4 p.m. (except holiday weekends).