“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Missouri, Owensville Quilt Patterns Historical Markers

These markers feature quilt patterns and interpretive signs demonstrating the German-American heritage of Owensville, Missouri. They were erected by the Owensville Chamber of Commerce.
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By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 15, 2019
Arrowheads Marker
1 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Arrowheads
Today evidence from artifacts found in the area Show the Osage and Missouri Native Americans Once lived in what is no Gasconade CountyMap (db m139793) HM
2 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Centennial Tree
Owensville's Centennial was Celebrated in 2011 when the city reached the 100th year status of Village to CityMap (db m139792) HM
3 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Cross Roads
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
4 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Dogwood Quilt Block
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
5 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Double Friendship Star
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
6 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Four Leaf Clover
Woollam 4-H celebrates the tradition of 75 years of making the best better 1939-2014Map (db m157743) HM
7 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — In Loving Memory
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
8 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Luther's Seal
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
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9 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Original Electrical Plant
Location of the Original Electrical Plant Of Owensville MO Map (db m139784) HM
10 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Railroad Crossing
The "railroad track" pattern was chosen to honor this railroad hotel built in 1910. It now houses the Gasconade County Historical Society Museum.Map (db m139786) HM
11 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Soldier's Walk
This block was selected by Jost Tire Co. to honor all veterans in our community and the founder of the company who was a WWII VeteranMap (db m139778) HM WM
12 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Spools
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
13 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Stars and Stripes
U.S. Military They Served We Honor Map (db m139796) WM
14 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — Two Old Timers
Henry Diestelkamp Farmer/Blacksmith Henry Sassmann Saloon Owner Met the challenge planned a future 1890's through 1920'sMap (db m139791) HM
15 Missouri, Gasconade County, Owensville — White House Star
Site of the former White House Hotel built by, William Morris C. 1903Map (db m139790) HM
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Oct. 1, 2023