ARCADIA — You could own a slice of Arcadia’s historic treasures, if you are the winner of a magnificent handmade quilt depicting many DeSoto landmarks.
A group of women who gather every second Tuesday at the County Extension Office to quilt collaborated on a design incorporating some key local landmarks. From the Opera House to City Hall, the DeSoto County Courthouse to the Peace River Bridge, these women re-created Arcadia in fabric. Designs were painstakingly cut from patterned cloth, pieced onto the background fabric and carefully quilted.
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