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Born in Caldwell, New Jersey.

On This Day in History Quilt for March 18:

On this day in 1837, Grover Cleveland, the only US president to serve two non-consecutive terms in the office, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.

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This miniature quilt was also born in Caldwell, New Jersey. Clara Dodson Dart made this Postage Stamp wall hanging, using late 19th century fabric scraps, starting in 1979 and finishing in 1985.  Documented by the quiltmaker in 1988 during The Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey, Inc.

View this quilt on The Quilt Index to read more about it’s history, design and construction. Be sure to use the zoom tool for a detailed view.

Sources:
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/grover-cleveland-is-born-in-caldwell-new-jersey


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Posted by Amy E. Milne
Executive Director, Quilt Alliance
amy.milne@quiltalliance.org

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