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Book Signing with author Martha Jones

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cover of Quilts of Cumberland County

For anyone who is interested in the beautiful story of quilts, please join us on Saturday December 10th and meet local author Martha Jones at History on High – The Shop from 10 am to 2 pm. This beautiful book Quilts of Cumberland County 1700s to 1970 is available for sale at the shop which is located at 33 West High Street in Carlisle. Light refreshments will be served.


Martha organized and wrote the book Quilts of Cumberland County 1700s to 1970 along with the help of Lin Keller and the LeTort Quilters of Carlisle Guild members and committee. A quilter for over 20 years she is the past president of the LeTort Quilters and is on the Board of Directors, also a part of the steering committee of the group that documented over 900 vintage quilts in Cumberland County from 2011 to 2014.


The data base of the quilt documentation is available for research at the Cumberland County Historical Society. Martha is a licensed MSW social worker with a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, President and Founder of Common Sense Adoption Services in Camp Hill and recently retired from Common Sense, though still on the board.


The Cumberland County Historical Society is an active history center with an award winning museum, library, photo archives, educational center, museum shop and historic Two Mile House. The Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and promote research of Cumberland County history. Anyone interested in local history is invited to become a member. Call 249-7610 or visit our web site www.historicalsociety.com for more information. Cumberland County Historical Society is located at 21 North Pitt Street, in Carlisle Pennsylvania. Hours are Monday 4 to 8 pm, Tuesday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm. Admission to the museum is free. History on High – The Shop’s hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 10 to 5, Saturday 10 to 2, except for special events.


December 10, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Kim Laidler
(717) 249-1626


History on High – The Shop
33 W High St
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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(717) 249-1626