Barn Quilts Now Trending If anyone has taken a drive around Gothenburg recently, they might notice some of the new colorful additions to the sides of barns, houses and garages. Barn quilts have become a popular attraction to the Dawson County area lately. Dating back to as early as the late 1700s and early 1800s ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!