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Special events at the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum

GRANITE FALLS, NC (February 21, 2018)…There will  be a special display of quilts at the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum from March 3rd until March 25th.  Located at 107 Falls Avenue in Granite Falls, the museum will be open between noon and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sundays.  Persons interested in seeing the quilts at other times may call the Town Office at (828) 396-3131 to make arrangements.  While at the museum, visitors may vote on their favorite quilts.

There will also be two (2) special events. to promote the exhibit.  On Saturday, March 17, 2018, the Granite Falls Historical Association will serve cake and coffee (and other drinks) to visitors between noon and 4 p.m.  During this time period, volunteers will lead two (2) hikes to the falls that gave the Town its name.  The first group will leave the museum at 12:15 p.m., and the second one at 2:15 p.m.   Persons wishing to participate in the hikes should call Linda Crowder at (828) 396-1066 to register and to receive additional information.

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, the Granite Falls History Committee will sponsor a reception for quilt owners.  The public is invited to attend.  Refreshments will be served.   The Committee will present a People’s Choice Award Certificate and Ribbon to the owner of the quilt receiving the most votes between noon on Saturday, March 3rd and 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24th.

For more information about the Historical Association and the Museum, call one of the numbers given above or check out the website:   www.granitefallshistorymuseum.org.   The museum also has a Facebook page under Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum.