© 2019 by Waterville Main Street Association

Barn Quilts of Douglas County

Barn Quilts of Douglas County, Washington is an all-volunteer group affiliated with the Waterville Main Street Association, with the mission of creating county-wide and heritage-honoring projects that will reflect the county’s appreciation for our agricultural economy, draw visitors into our county and positively impact the local economy.  

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A Barn Quilt is a 2’x2’, 4’x4’, 6’x6’, or 8’x8’ painted quilt block on MDO signboard mounted on the gable end, side of a barn or mounted on posts and is easily visible from the road. The family selects the quilt block designs that signify the stories and heritage of their farm and/or family.  A Barn Quilt Trail is a self-guided driving tour of the Barn Quilts, points of interest and historical landmarks, that will educate visitors, story by story, of our rich agricultural history.

Artwork by Peggy Johnson

This project would not be possible without the support of our Partners!