The trail program began in June 2009 as part of a grassroots interest to extend the Quilt Trail of Western North Carolina to McDowell County.
The purpose of McDowell County Quilt Trail is to promote tourism; preserve history and help improve the economy in McDowell County. We are a program of the McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA). We see our blocks as community art that are connected by name or design to the history of the land, building or family that is hosting the block while bringing life to our buildings.
MISSION FAMILY MEDICINE NEBO OFFICE DISPLAYS “OHIO STAR” QUILT BLOCK
Keeley Duckworth, Director of Marketing of the McDowell Hospital, announced that the hospital is hosting four quilt blocks on the McDowell Quilt Trail. The McDowell Hospital is an affiliate of the Mission Health System based at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. Offices at Nebo, Glenwood and Old Fort will each have its separate block pattern as well as the historical Kanipe House, which serves as headquarters for the newly established McDowell Healthcare Foundation...