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A Festival of Strawberries

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North Carolina’s oldest local agricultural celebration, the Chadbourn Strawberry Festival, will open on April 30 and continue until May 5. The strawberry industry in Columbus County began in 1895 and reached its peak in 1907 when Chadbourn was declared the Strawberry Capital of the World. The festival celebrates the industry and traditions with a parade, bake sale, contest and auction.
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1979, p6-7, il