Strawberry Production May 1965

Strawberry Production May 1965

In May of 1965, it was Strawberry harvest time on the Crocket Farm, on top of the mountain above Evensville. Shown in the feature photo above, from left to right are Frank Tankersley, farm manager and Mrs. Lee Hayes, one of the strawberry pickers. Mr. Tankersley reported that they had 20 acres of Strawberries in 1965, and they had plans for around 50 acres by 1966.

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Born and raised in Dayton Tennessee, I have served in various public service positions in the past. I have a great interest in the History of our town. This site is a way for me to share some of the great history of the area.

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