Quilts and More Furniture

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The Arcadia Furniture Company's factory was the major employer in Arcadia. This exhibit uses Arcadia furniture to display quilts made by Arcadia area people. 

Animated View: Quilts on Arcadia Furniture
In front of the window is a commode made in the Arcadia Furniture Company. In 1908, a commode like this one cost $3.50. (3 images, 5 second delay)

Quilts and the Underground Railroad
This poster summarizes how specific patterns embedded in quilts helped slaves find their way to freedom.

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