Strawberry Week Proclaimed 1960

Strawberry Week Proclaimed 1960

The 1959 Strawberry Queen Miss. Janice Brown, is shown with Dr. J.J.Rodgers, mayor of Dayton, as he proclaimed the week of May 16-21 as East Tennessee Strawberry Festival Week. The festival was under the general supervision of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce with all civic clubs and organizations having a part in the affair. The big parade and queen crowning was scheduled for Saturday May 21, 1960.

(Photo Courtesy Bob Ivory Collection)

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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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