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Webster, Marie, House

Marion, Indiana
County of Grant.
926 South Washington Street
National Register Number: 92000678
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: IN-5 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: http://www.quiltershalloffame.org/housepics.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 4, 1993):
This was the home of Marie Webster (1859-1956), a master of quilting and a noted advocate of this artistic craft. Webster did not begin quilting until she was 50 years old; her first quilt, based on the traditional Rose of Sharon pattern, displayed Webster's creative talent, resulting in a stunning three-dimensional effect. In 1911 and 1912, Webster's unique designs were featured in Ladies Home Journal. The popularity of these designs led to the publication in 1915 of her book, Quilts: Their History and How to Make Them.

Condition:
There are no threats at this time.

There are no changes since the last report.


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