The seventeenth barn quilt is called "At the End of the Day" and is located on a former dairy barn on Sand Lake.


This quilt is 4'x4' and is on the north side of the barn.


​Location:


19540 Oxboro Avenue North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude: 45.2331360 | Longitude: -92.8033220


The fourteenth barn quilt to be installed is called "Robbing Peter to Pay Paul" and is located next door to the "Friendship Square" barn quilt.


This quilt is 4'x4' and is on the north side

of the barn.


​Location:


20543 Olinda Trail North
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55073

Latitude: 45.2467558 | Longitude: -92.8141475

The eighth barn quilt is called "Hen and Chicks" and is located at Funkie Gardens in Copas. This quilt pattern is 2'x2' and is on the front of the store. There also is a plant named "Hen and Chicks" so the barn quilt seems aptly placed here.


​Location:


19713 Quinnell Avenue

Copas, MN 55047


Latitude: 45.2339892 | Longitude: -92.7642096


Barn Quilts by Order of Installation

Olivia Nienaber and Lynne Moratzka (the director of Gammelgarden Museum in Scandia) by the Log Cabin barn quilt. This was the first quilt painted and installed on the Washington County Barn Quilt  Trail. It is 7'x7'.  This quilt was installed on May 20, 2015.


To learn more about Gammelgarden Museum, please

visit its website.


Location:


20880 Olinda Trail North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude : 45.251713 | Longitude : -92.806936

The fifteenth barn quilt to be installed is called "True Lovers' Knot" and is located on one of the barns at this former cattle and crop farm.  


This quilt is 4'x4' and is on the north side of the barn. It is visible as one is traveling south on Olinda Trail towards Scandia.


​Location:


23620 Olinda Trail North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude: 45.2908970 |Longitude: -92.8022840


The eleventh barn quilt is called "Follow the Leader" and is located at Hilltop Water Company in Scandia. This quilt is 2'x2' and is on the site

of the barn. 


To watch a video about the history of the Hilltop Water Company and the deconstruction of the original barn at the site, please see this VIDEO.


​Location:


21079 Olinda Trail North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude: 45.2535226 | Longitude: -92.8058485


Suggested Tour Route to see the First Seven Barn Quilts:

(​Note: An updated tour route to see all 18 barn quilts will be posted soon.)

The Kings Highway barn quilt is a 6.5'x6.5' quilt that has two-thirds on the north side of the barn and one-third on the west side of the barn. It was installed on May 30, 2015; and is located in Marine on St. Croix. The Hay Lake Monument is within close walking distance of the barn.


Location:


19703 Olinda Trail North

Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047


Latitude : 45.234159 | Longitude : -92.81795

The ninth and tenth barn quilts are called "Rosebud" and are located at the Log House Landing in Scandia. These quilts are each 2'x2' and are on the front of the carriage house.  For more information about the Log House Landing, please click HERE.


​Location:


End of 205th Street (off of Quinnell) at the St. Croix River

Scandia, MN 55047


Latitude: 45.248885 | Longitude: -92.761035


The seventh barn quilt is called "Birds in the Air" and it is located next to the Early Settler's Cabin in Burris Park in downtown Marine on St. Croix. This quilt pattern is 4'x4' and is on posts next to the 160+ year old  cabin which is open on weekends during the summer. To learn more about the cabin, please visit this page.


Location:


200 Judd Street

Marine on St. Croix, MN  55047


Latitude: 45.196986 | Longitude: -92.768903

The third barn quilt that was installed is called Friendship Star and it is on the south side of a historic barn in Scandia. It is approximately one-quarter of a mile south of Gammelgarden Museum. This barn quilt is 4'x4' and was installed on May 30, 2015.


Location:


20621 Olinda Trail North

Scandia, MN 55073
Latitude : 45.247669 | Longitude : -92.813254

Begin at "Around the Corner" (14363 Oren Road North in Scandia) and head east on Oren Road a bit to see "Bear Paw" (also at the same address).


Follow Oren Road to the stop sign at Olinda Trail/County Road 3. Take a right (south).


Continue to 220th Street and take a left (east). Continue on 220th until the stop sign. Take a right (south) onto Highway 95. (Please use caution turning onto Highway 95. Vehicles are traveling fast on this road. It's better to wait until they pass rather than pulling out in front of them.)


Take Highway 95 to downtown Marine on St. Croix. Turn left onto Oak Street and then take an immediate right onto Judd Street (the main street of Marine on St. Croix). Follow this along past the General Store, Town Hall/Library, Marine Mill, and to Burris Park where there is an historic log cabin. "Birds in the Air" is located to the right (north) of the cabin. 


Go back towards the Town Hall and take a left onto Maple Street which leads back up to Highway 95. Cross Highway 95. The road now is Broadway Street/County Road 4. Follow the road up the hill past Christ Lutheran Church and follow it to the cemetery. There is a road to the right (Ostrum Trail North) that goes by William O'Brien State Park, through a tunnel, and to Olinda Trail/County Road 3. After Old Guslander Road, Ostrum Trail North changes to 170th Street North.


At Olinda Trail/County Road 3, take a right (north). Drive until the Lions Picnic Shelter and take a right. "Peace and Plenty" will be at the Erickson Log Home which is behind the Hay Lake School.


Drive back towards Olinda Trail to see the Hay Lake Monument and part of "King's Highway." Once on Olinda Trail, "King's Highway" can be fully viewed (2/3 of the quilt is on the north side of the barn and 1/3 of the  quilt is on the west side of the barn).


Continue towards Scandia. On the right side of the road (about 1/4 mile south of Gammelgarden) is a white barn with "Friendship Star" on it.


Rounding the corner into Scandia, "Log Cabin" comes into full view. 


We hope you enjoy this beautiful rural, historical, and artistic trail through the communities of Scandia, Marine on St. Croix, and the Town of May!

The sixth barn quilt, Peace and Plenty, is displayed at the Erickson Log Home which is behind Hay Lake School in Marine on St. Croix. This quilt pattern is 4'x4' and is on posts next to this home that is on the National Register of Historic Places.


To learn more about the home and school, please visit the Washington County Historical Society's website.


Location:


14020 195th Street North

Marine on St Croix, MN 55047 


Latitude : 45.231521 | Longitude : -92.82232


Washington County

Barn Quilt Trail

The thirteenth barn quilt to be installed is called "Toad in a Puddle" and is located at Stone House Museum in Marine on St. Croix. The Museum is only a half block away from Christ Lutheran Church, so these two quilts are within easy walking distance from one another.


This quilt is 4'x4' and also is on posts. The ground was so rocky that even an auger on a Bobcat was challenged by all the stones in the soil.


To learn more about the Stone House Museum, please visit its website.


​Location:


241 Fifth Street

Marine on St Croix, MN 55047


Latitude: 45.2000950 |Longitude: -92.7716440


This barn quilt, called Around the Corner, is situated in a pasture that literally is at the corners of Oren Road, Oldfield Avenue, and 230th Street in Scandia. This 4'x4' quilt was installed on June 19, 2015.


Location:

14363 Oren Road North

Scandia MN 55073


Latitude : 45.279856 | Longitude : -92.814149


Virtual Tour and Map

As of December 2016, all 18 barn quilts are on display. In the near future, there will be a brochure and map for the Washington County Barn Quilt Trail. This will be able to be downloaded so visitors can take the brochure and map with them as they explore the 16-mile trail. 

The sixteenth barn quilt is called "Snail's Trail" and is located on another barn on the same farm where "True Lovers' Knot" is installed.


This quilt is 4'x4' and is on the east side of the barn. It is visible as one is traveling both directions on Olinda Trail.


​Location:


23620 Olinda Trail North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude: 45.2908970 |Longitude: -92.8022840


The eighteenth and final barn quilt is called "Spools" and is located on the Sand Lake

Bike Trail. It is a couple blocks north of the

"At the End of the Day" barn quilt.


This quilt is 4'x4' and is on the south side

of the barn facing the road.


​Location:


14858 197th Street North

Scandia, MN 55073


Latitude: 45.2336249 | Longitude: -92.7639312


The twelfth barn quilt is called "Windblown Square" and is located at the community garden at Christ Lutheran Church. This 4'x4' quilt is on posts across from the street from the historic church.


To learn more about the history of Christ Lutheran Church, please visit its website.


​Location:


150 Fifth Street                   
Marine on Saint Croix, MN 55047


Latitude: 45.1987010 | Longitude: -92.7726750


Bear Paw was the fourth barn quilt that was installed on June 19, 2015. It is 7'x7' and weighs over 100 pounds. This barn quilt is located on the northeast corner of a small, ten-acre farm in Scandia.


The farm home was built in 1890; and there is a barn that once held a variety of livestock including: cattle, sheep, chickens, turkeys, and horses. Currently, there is a horse and miniature pony that call the barn their home. 


Location:


14363 Oren Road North

Scandia MN 55073


Latitude : 45.279856 | Longitude : -92.814149