Heritage Festival and Tractor Parade this Saturday

Published 11:33 pm Thursday, April 2, 2009

The Pearl River County Heritage Day and Tractor Parade is Saturday at the fairgrounds.

The antique tractor parade is at 10 a.m. on Main Street from Larkin Smith Street to Miss. 26, ending in the fairgrounds arena. Most of the ageless iron was manufactured prior to 1959.

Heritage day at the fairgrounds is highlighted by the tractor show in the arena, carnival rides, antique corn crushers and hay balers operating and other antique farm items to view. A trade day is open for antique tractor parts and plows. Other antique farm items are scheduled to appear and include hit/miss engines, draft horses, plows and other implements.

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To display or swap and sell antique item, contact Steve Seal at 601-850-4700 or Mark Wallace at 601-772-9132. To enter an antique tractor in the parade, call Buddy or Hope Banks at 985-732-3950.