Wabaunsee County Historic Farmstead Barn Quilt

Historic Wabaunsee County Farmstead
Features "Sky Catcher" Barn Quilt


"Sky Catcher"
Grimm-Schultz Farmstead, 35180 Old K-10 Road, Alma KS 66401
Artist: Carla Craven, Shawnee, KS

Laurie Hamilton purchased the Farmstead in January 2020 from the Leland and Cindy Schultz Family. Previous generations of the Schultz Family have occupied the site since 1930.
The Main House was started in 1875 and completed in 1880. The four contributing outbuildings were built around that same period.

The barn quilt was added to the outbuilding used for Agricultural use---farming and ranching in 2022

The Main House can be rented for day conferences, community meetings, or family reunions. It provides a residence for the current owner.

The buildings were made of local limestone and frame timbers.

Many stories and other Farmstead history can be found on www.grimmschultzfarmstead.com.  Artist Carla Craven introduction is also available on the website.

In October 2020, the Grimm-Schultz Farmstead was added to the National Register of Historic Places as its own historic district.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 38.94366N  Longitude: 96.41097 W

Barn Quilt artist, Carla Craven, of Surfaces Designs in Kansas City
grew up on a dairy farm in Albany, Missouri, She loves and lives
the semi-rural lifestyle, and has a practiced eye for authentic detail.
Carla's barn quilt design is inspired by quilt patterns plus her own
imagination. The colorful barn quilt painted with colors of the sky,
will be an expressive welcome sign, and an identification mark for
travelers looking out for the design to find a particular family.

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