This beautiful rendition of Tecumseh is one of the 30 images on the Trail of Tears Barn Quilt Trail in Chippewa on the Thames First Nation. Thanks to Glenda Cochran, Art & Soul Photography for her great work.
Follow this map to see this image and other First Nations Barn Quilt Art.
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join us at the barn quilt trail
CONFERENCE October 22 & 23, 2013
-Learn how to make a barn quilt-
-Learn how to make a barn quilt trail-
Suddenly on Friday August 30, 2013, as the result of an accident, Scott Gordon Patterson of R.R. 3 Newbury in his 53rd year. Scott was a born farmer. He became the next generation to care for the land and truly loved his farming life. He devoted more than 30 years to trucking sweet corn, making many life-long friends “in the corn patch”. He owned and operated a snowplow truck for the MTO for over 25 years, clearing the way for travellers on the 401. He was a faithful elder at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Wardsville. Scott visited many ballparks in Southwestern Ontario, through his own days of playing baseball and then watching his daughters. He was passionate about all of his activities – but most of all he loved all his girls. His competitive nature, sense of humor and hard work ethic will remain in the hearts of his family, as they cherish his memory. They were truly blessed to have him in their life.
Full obituary: http://www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca/scott-patterson
Also: McLean’s Magazine obituary column called “The End” featuring Scott on October 15, 2013
The Dogwood Barn Quilt is installed on Scott’s barn at 406 Longwoods Rd, Newbury, ON Scott is the beloved husband of 28 years of Lenore (McColl). Scott was a proud and loving father of his 5 daughters, Krista (Gary Simpson), Emily (Jeremy Featherstone), Hilary in Heaven, Megan (Justin Staels) and Kelly. Scott is now the story behind the Dogwood Barn Quilt but for the original story see The Story: “My name is Elizabeth Bedford.”
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