Quilts are displayed at Riderwood Village

Quilting African American History in Silver Spring (Photos)

A group of seniors at a retirement community in Silver Spring decided to take a unique approach this year to honoring African American History.

The Riderwood African-American History Club and the Riderwood Quilt Club, two resident-led groups at the Riderwood nursing community held their first quilt show to commemorate Black History Month.

Find a gallery of images from the event in Silver Spring below:

  • Riderwood quilt club president Levern Allen explains the pieces
  • A rundown of the quilts displayed at Riderwood Village
Valerie Bonk

About Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media (MCM).


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