By Bobby Bordelon
Joining the many photos and items highlighting Lewisburg’s history, a bicentennial quilt donated by a previous mayor has been framed and put on display in City Hall.
The quilt was made as a part of the city’s bicentennial celebration in 1982 – then Lewisburg Mayor Phil Gainer, the Bicentennial Committee, with its chairman John Ford, coordinated a number of events to celebrate the city’s 200th birthday. This included a large parade, the opening of the bicentennial headquarters, with a number of items from the city’s history on display, and several competitions, such as the quilting contest.
Read more in the Tuesday, February 25, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.