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Historic district gets new quilt square
Local artist Carol Neal has created a quilt square to be placed downtown. Main Street McMinnville obtained a grant for the project. The artwork will be hung on the building where Moore Land Survey is located. The addition to downtown will be submitted for inclusion in the Upper Cumberland Quilt Trail.
McMinnville’s downtown historic district has a quilt square.“This is something that I’ve been hearing people wanted to see downtown since I started with Main Street about two years ago,” said Paige Chastain, former director of Main Street McMinnville. “Mary Robbins stumbled upon this grant and said ‘If you want to learn how to write grants, this would be the one to start with and you’ll need a good artist.’"The grant was from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Local artist Carol Neal agreed to create the quilt square.A reception for the unveiling of the square was held at Magness Library.

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