A program from the 1963 Strawberry Festival autographed by film and television actors Sebastian Cabot and Dale Robertson.
Friday, May 10, 2013Author: Pat Guffey
(Last modified: 2013-05-10 16:44:41)
Source: The Herald-News
It’s strawberry time in Tennessee! When the weather turns warm and berry fields get white with blooms, we know it will soon be time for the Strawberry Festival in Rhea County. Strawberry farming was a leading industry in Rhea County during the 1890s and early 1900s, with the berries being shipped as far away as Ohio and Chicago. Therefore, it is not surprising to find out that a celebration of the strawberry industry was a “big deal!”
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