Visit Trenton, A Florida Town That’s All About Quilts and Murals!

Murals in downtown Trenton, Florida depict the town's interest in quiltiing and the quilting tradition.
Murals in downtown Trenton, Florida depict the town’s interest in quiltiing and the quilting tradition.

Trenton, FL, the county seat of Gilchrist County, is just west of Gainesville and is home to an excellent quilting museum and has taken the art of quilting a step further by painting quilt designs on the exterior walls of some of the historic downtown buildings.

Visit Trenton's Museum--or just see quilt designs painted on building walls.
Visit Trenton’s Quilt Museum–or just see quilt designs painted on building walls.
Simple quilt designs adorn the walls of downtown Trenton, FL
Simple quilt designs adorn the walls of downtown Trenton, FL
This mural in downtown Trenton, FL depicts the town's history...
This mural in downtown Trenton, FL depicts the town’s history.
...and this one depicts one aspect of the town's social life!
Many murals are sponsored by local businesses.

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