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News Community Quilts fly high in downtown Franklin

Franklin was bursting with color on Saturday, May 11, for the third annual Airing of the Quilts celebration.

Homeowners and businesses alike participated in the event, with hundreds of quilts on display downtown and throughout Franklin.

The event grew this year, with newly added workshops, demonstrations, presentations, a wreath laying ceremony by the Daughters of the Confederation and Civil War reenactors.

The celebration takes place every year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

Franklin was bursting with color on Saturday, May 11, for the third annual Airing of the Quilts celebration.

Homeowners and businesses alike participated in the event, with hundreds of quilts on display downtown and throughout Franklin.

The event grew this year, with newly added workshops, demonstrations, presentations, a wreath laying ceremony by the Daughters of the Confederation and Civil War reenactors.

The celebration takes place every year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

Photos by Betsey Gooder & Miranda McKee





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