Quilt Square #51
Indian Maze is located on a barn at 111 Messer Rd. which is 2.8 miles
out Christy Creek Rd. (Rt. 32). Turn right, cross the bridge and barn
can be seen straight ahead.
Directions: 111 Messer Rd. is 2.8 miles out Christy Creek Rd. (Rt. 32). Turn right, cross the bridge and barn can be seen straight ahead.
Sponsors: The square was paid for by the family.
Barn Owner: Mrs. James (Mary) Messer., wife of James (dec.)
by: The painters were: Mary Messer, Jennifer and Bill
Jones, Keith and Lorene Messer, Barbara
Davis, Patty Brown, and Jeri Barber with some help from the cat,
Gremlin Messer. All of these attended the installation along with Tony
Hung: Three Grayson RECC employees, David Holbrook, Mike Reynolds and Stanley Jenkins, put it on the barn on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008.
The farm was originally owned by Will and Luada Messer, parents of James,
grandparents of Jennifer
Jones and Keith Messer. Messers have lived on this farm since the
early part of the 20^th Century, approx. 95 years. The barn was built
This pattern was chosen because of our Cherokee heritage. The great great-grandmother Melton of Jennifer, Keith and Barbara was a full-blooded Cherokee.