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Quilt Show winners announced

GRANITE FALLS, NC (April 2, 2019) — The Granite Falls History Committee is pleased to announce that Claudia Bujold and Reba Walden received People’s Choice Awards for quilts they displayed at the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum during National Quilting Month in March.  Dr. Caryl Burns, Chairman of the History Committee, made the announcements at a public reception held on Sunday, March 31, 2019 in the museum.  Mrs. Bujold is shown with her entry, a regular size vintage quilt featuring vases full of tulips.  Mrs. Walden was unable to attend.  Her lap quilt featured colorful starbursts.

The Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum is located at 107 Falls Avenue in the former home of Andrew Baird, an early settler who once owned all of Granite Falls and much of the surrounding area.  The next special exhibit will be a photo contest in May to honor the 120th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Granite Falls.  Information about submitting entries is on the museum website ( and on the museum Facebook page – Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum. 

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays (except holiday weekends) from 2 until 4 p.m. and at other times by appointment.  To schedule a tour, call the Town Office at (828) 396-3131.

Mrs. Bujold quilt entry
Mrs. Walden quilt entry