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There’s plenty of history in Illinois when it to comes farm implements and the art of quilts. And the Illinois State Museum in Springfield is proud to promote that rural heritage says Erika Holst, the museum’s assistant curator of decorative arts and history. 
 

 

 
And what about the history of Illinois quilts.
 

 

 
There are more than 18,000 items within the museum’s decorative arts and history department.  The Illinois State Museum is located at 502 South Spring Street and online at "illinoisstatemuseum.org".

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