Country Fair Agriculture Equipment Exhibits

Agriculture Equipment Exhibits This year, the farm and military equipment exhibits are planned to be larger and more interactive than last year with help from the Young Farmers of America and Farm Bureau of Tennessee. We will literally have something for everyone. There will be old and new tractors on exhibit from John Deere to […]

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Home & Garden Show

by Brenda Hise The Country Fair at Rosemark Home and Garden Exposition will include special exhibits and activities by the Shelby County 4-H Honor Club, Davies Manor Association, Inc., and Daughters of the American Revolution, River City Chapter, a Vintage Apron Exhibit, and cooking demonstrations by Cathy Faust of the University of Tennessee Extension Office. […]

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Transforming the Telephone Exchange Museum and Grounds

by Lee Henwood Rosemark residents and passers-by are seeing exciting additions to the HARE property at the southeast corner of the intersection of Rosemark Road and Kerrville-Rosemark Road. Several months ago the historic, almost century-old Telephone Exchange building was moved next to its original site. It has since been joined by several other attractions. The […]

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Rosemark Civic Club

By Trip Jones, President The Rosemark Civic Club is pleased to support all activities of HARE including the recent dedication of the Dr. Flippin historical marker at Memorial Park and the Bobby Blue Bland Day in Barretville Music Festival on June 3. Both events had good attendance and interest was expressed in making Bobby Blue […]

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4-H and U.T. Extension at 2017 Fair

By: Tina Henson We are excited to have the Shelby County 4-H students participate this year. There will be a baking contest that is new this year. Also, many small animals will be on display, including rabbits, chickens and goats. We are looking forward to the Shelby County Forestry Judging team again. It is always […]

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Nothing Runs Like A Deere

By: Bonnie Osborn Briggs Although the slogan “Nothing Runs Like a Deere” was adopted as part of an advertisement campaign in 1971, for many there is a lot of truth in the statement. Since John Deere developed his polished-steel plow in 1837, the Deere Company has been an integral part of agriculture in America. In […]

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A Brief Account of Peafowl at Barretville

By: Paul Matthews Since at least the mid-1940’s, there have been peafowl at Barretville. “Peafowl” is a term that encompasses both peacocks (the males) and peahens (the females). As with most types of birds, the females are drabber in appearance than the males. With Indian (or “blue”) peafowl, the species at Barretville, generally the divergence […]

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County Fair Car and Truck Show

By: Snowden “Butch” Carruthers Plans are underway for the fourth annual PRE-1980 CAR AND TRUCK SHOW which will be held in conjunction with the Country Fair at Rosemark, September 30, 2017. Preparations are being made for our largest and most successful show yet. Last year’s show was a real success with seventy-two cars on display […]

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