Monthly Archives: August 2010

Quilt of the Day!

This fun quilt was given to Queens County Heritage in 1975 by Rilla Machum (1902-1989), Fredericton.  Miss Machum was the daughter of George Eber Machum (1 May 1865 -5 February 1947) and Alice Gertrude Hamilton (14 January 1867 – 22 … Continue reading

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Quilt of the Day!

The quilt featured today is a bit of a mystery.  It came to Queens County Heritage after being purchased at the auction sale of the estate of Elinor Peters, Queenstown, in 1999.  The vibrant pink and yellow with the blue … Continue reading

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Summer’s almost over!

Hey everyone in case you haven’t noticed summer is almost over and fall is just around the corner! The three museums of Queens County Heritage (The Tilley House, The Anthony Flower House and the Court House) are open every day 10-5 come … Continue reading

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News from the Flower House!

Life at the Lakes was a huge success. All events were very well attended, including the new “Making of Anthony’s Art” exhibition which debuted last Saturday here at the Flower House. About 400 people visited the house over the weekend … Continue reading

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Quilt of the Day!

This child’s quilt was made by Mary A. Vanwart Gerow (13 January 1859 – 8 March 1931) for her son, George Stephen Gerow (October 1903 – 1 August 1957) in 1903.  Mary was the twin sister of Charlotte D. Vanwart … Continue reading

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Mystery Man Identified!

If you ever wondered why we work in a museum, here’s why:  you never know what you are going to find out next! Two years ago we purchased the oil on canvas painting at right at an auction in Gagetown.  … Continue reading

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Anthony Flower and the Old Masters

As we know, Anthony Flower had a wide variety of interests when it came to his art.  One of the themes in the new exhibition, The Making of Anthony’s Art, which opens on Saturday, is his interest in copying the … Continue reading

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