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Rowan County Kentucky Foothills Quilt Trail

         

  "Country Checkers"

    Quilt Square 47#

Location:  2000 Bullfork Rd

Directions: From Morehead, go 5.1.miles US-60 West , then right 0.5 mile on Freestone Rd., (which is the next road past Rt. 3319 Bluestone Rd.), then right 2 miles on Bullfork Rd.. Barn is at left just past the junction with DeWitt/Fannin Cemetery Rd.
Geocode (latitude and longitude): 38.225147  -83.533101

Sponsor: W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Foundation, Inc.

Barn Owner:  Mark & Jenny Caldwell

Painted by: Foothills Quilt Trail Painting Team

Installed: on July 10, 2008 by the Farmers Volunteer Fire Department
firemen Darrell Glover, Shane Ramsey, Eric McClellan, & Freddy Baldridge

Notes: The barn was originally build as a tobacco barn in the 70's by Norman Elan. Jenny Caldwell's parents, Edward and Lucille Fannin who owned the farm prior to the Caldwells used it on their active farm and raised lot of animals there. The Caldwell's inherited the farm in 2004. Jenny searched the Internet for an appropriate colorful pattern to use on their white barn. Once the selected pattern was drawn and revised, the checkerboard and stars really appealed to her. Jenny helped the painting team by selecting all the paint colors to be used. The family decided to paint the barn solid black to help show off the quilt square. 

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