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News Story
Updated: 02/15/2017 08:30:02AM

17th Annual L.B. Brown Heritage Festival

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PHOTO BY CHARLES A. BAKER III

During the Civil War emancipated slaves in Union campgrounds behind enemy lines taught school according to 2nd Infantry Regiment United States Colored Troops Living History Association president and U.S. Army SGM (Ret.) Jarvis V. Rosier, Sr. Tonja Webb and daughter Jordyn, representing the John G. Riley Museum in Tallahassee, demonstrate at the annual LB Brown Heritage Festival in Bartow Saturday.

PHOTO BY CHARLES A. BAKER III

Theresa Manning of Bartow brought her own shade to the LB Brown Heritage Festival Saturday. "We try to come out each year," Manning said while snacking on fried oysters and okra.

PHOTO BY CHARLES A. BAKER III

Edward Young said he stayed in the LB Brown house for a year after he got married in 1979.

PHOTO BY CHARLES A. BAKER III

Momie Dilworth poses with a newspaper photograph taken during one of the first LB Brown Heritage Festivals. Dilworth lives next door to the LB Brown house.

PHOTO BY CHARLES A. BAKER III

Brenda Thorton, owner of Brenda's Wings and Things on Polk Street in Bartow was one of the many vendors at the LB Brown Heritage Festival this year.

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