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Calvert Barn Quilt Trail

Calvert County’s Barn Quilt Trail is located 35 miles south of Washington, DC, in beautiful Southern Maryland.   Calvert County is Maryland’s smallest county in land area with 213 square miles and is one of the oldest counties in the United States. 

The driving trail throughout the county currenlty hosts 22 unique barn quilt squares, with new squares added regularly. 

The mission of the Barn Quilt Trail is to connect our community and visitors by promoting Calvert County’s agricultural heritage, local history and artistic talent through the exhibition of hand-painted wooden quilt squares on barns and buildings throughout Calvert County.

North Beach Volunteer Fire Dept

North Beach Volunteer Fire Dept

Bayside History Museum

4025 4th St, North Beach, MD 20714

Chesapeake Beach Oyster Restoration

Chesapeake Beach Oyster Restoration

Bacon Residence

88717 C St., Chesapeake Beach MD 20732

Crazy Quilt

Crazy Quilt

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

13470 Dowell Road, Solomons MD 20688

Hole in the Barn Door

Hole in the Barn Door

Mulberry Hill Farm

1605 Mulberry Lane, Huntingtown MD 20639

Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf

**currently unavailable**

**moving location**

Sister's Choice

Sister's Choice

Sister's Corner

8905 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach MD 20714

The Stewards Square

The Stewards Square

Little Cove Farm

3980 Hance Road, Port Republic, MD 20676

Arrowhead

Arrowhead

Huebner Farm

4165 Chaneyville Rd., Owings MD 20736

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard MD 20685

Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Chesapeake Railway Museum

4155 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach MD 20732

Crossed Kayaks

Crossed Kayaks

Snydor Farm

4655 Huntingtown Road, Huntingtown MD 20639

Hummingbird

Hummingbird

Huebner Farm

4165 Chaneyville Road, Owings MD 20736

Mariner's Compass

Mariner's Compass

Coffren Farm

6045 Mackall Road, Saint Leonard, MD 20658

Storm at Sea

Storm at Sea

Calvert Marine Museum

14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688

Trip Around the World

Trip Around the World

The Wheel House Beer Garden

4109 7th St., North Beach MD 20714

Barn Quilt Trail

Barn Quilt Trail

Guyther Farm

Barstow Road, Barstow MD 20610

Carpenter's Wheel

Carpenter's Wheel

**currently under repair** Weems' Property

2707 St. Leonard Road, Port Republic MD 20676

Circle of Love

Circle of Love

Raymond-Wood Funeral Home

10684 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, MD 20754

Farmer's Daughter

Farmer's Daughter

Bowen Farm

1099-1045 Dan Bowen Road, Prince Frederick MD 20678

Job's Tears

Job's Tears

Christ Church

3100 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD 20676

Oyster Square

Oyster Square

Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Entrance

Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach MD 20732

The Sawtooth Star

The Sawtooth Star

Butterflies & Wishes Teas & Sweets

3819 Harbor Road, Suite 106, Chesapeake Beach MD 20732

Barn and Sunflowers

Barn and Sunflowers

Pleasant Acres

5415 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard MD 20685

A barn quilt is a replica of one square from a quilt, painted on plywood, usually eight-by-eight feet, and mounted on a barn or building for visitors to see. There are thousands of them all over the country, and the Calvert County Trail is the first in Southern Maryland and the third in the State, after Garrett and Carroll Counties.

The American quilt trail movement began with a woman named Donna Sue Groves in Adams County, Ohio in 2001. She wanted to honor her mother and her quilting art by painting a replica of a quilt square on their tobacco barn. Thanks to Donna Sue, there are over thirteen thousand quilt squares all across the United States.

The Calvert Barn Quilt Trail is supported by volunteers, the generous donations of private individuals, and the Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium.

Each square tells two stories: one is the story of the square’s artwork, and another is the story of where the square hangs. Squares feature beloved traditional quilt patterns that have meaning for the sponsor of the square, or an original design by a local artist. Squares are placed on barns belonging to a multigenerational farming families, local small businesses, museums, or private homes. Each one is beautiful and tells a special story.

The trail stretches from North Beach to Solomon’s Island and from the Chesapeake Bay to the Patuxent River. Come and enjoy Calvert County’s Barn Quilt Trail, learn about Maryland’s history, find creative art and gifts, relax by the water, and bring home some great local produce. Discover local restaurants, attractions, and more at www.visitcalvert.com.

Find out more about applying for a barn quilt and sponsorship opportunities

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