In 1830 an early settlement was formed around the junction of "Old Iron Road" and the "St Louis to Springfield Road" (now Springfield & Peters Streets). Seventeen years later, two friends named this settlement after playing a horseshoe game to . . . — — Map (db m139777) HM
This quilt block is displayed in memory of Maurice and Marie (Fuchs) Landwehr. Marie learned to quilt from her mother when she was a young girl. Her passion for quilts kept her busy quilting at home and also with "The Quilters" at St. John's UCC, . . . — — Map (db m139795) HM
Through genealogical searches many families of Owensville have found their German heritage links them to Altena in Westphalia Germany as ancestors immigrated and located in this area in the mid 1800's. In 2004, the German American Club named Altena . . . — — Map (db m139783) HM
Julia Elizabeth "Schultz" Dowler 6/24/1913 - 8/18/1988 started this quilt in the 70's and...
Wilma Mildred "Taylor" Munn 2/13/1917 - 5/24/2007 Finished it in 2006.
Grandmother's Flower Garden
This Quilt was the most popular pattern . . . — — Map (db m139779) HM
In memory of those who
sacrificed their lives
World War I
World War II
In Got We Trust
[Plaque behind the memorial:]
Flag poles donated
by the family . . . — — Map (db m139823) WM
Dr. Martin Luther's seal was designed in 1530 while he was staying at the Coburg Fortress during the Diet of Augsburg. A black cross reminds of Christ, the center of faith, which is believed by the heart. The white rose symbolizes the joy, comfort . . . — — Map (db m139832) HM
From newspaper articles it is estimated that this Parade most likely occurred in the year "1911".
Location: On South end of Main street near where Catholic church now stands.
Owensville was built in the middle of a Prairie, thus you see . . . — — Map (db m139781) HM
The Heartland Quilt Guild Carries on the stitching tradition of Owensville's Founding Fathers who sewed in the shoe factory to support their families and the founding mothers who sewed to clothe their families and cover their beds with warmth. — — Map (db m139780) HM