Created By: Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail
The City of Westminster was founded in 1876 as a water stop for the Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad, Westminster has retained its historic legacy with more than 100 homes dating back to the late 1800s. Many local merchants and homeowners proudly display a quilt block on their building that is representative of a family heirloom.
Westminster is widely known for the Apple Festival that happens every year the week after Labor Day. It’s just a short ride from town to Chau Ram County Park You can enjoy swimming, fishing, hiking, and camping. Ramsey Creek Falls. Additional information about shops, eateries and events can be found on Visit Oconee County SC. and Discover South Carolina.. Visit Oconee Murals for complete list throughout Oconee County.
Each of the hand-painted quilts you’ll view on the tour is a replica of the original fabric quilt. Click here to be directed to the UHQT website for additional information about each quilt and an interactive map for directions to UHQT locations. The number in front of the quilt name can be used to locate the quilt story from the search bar in the upper right corner on the UHQT home page.
The UHQT received funding from the Oconee County Accommodation Tax Commission for developement of Tour App.