THIRD ANNUAL SHOW REPORT OF ACRES OF ANTIQUES-CHERAW, S. C.


| January/February 1973



Gregg and Rick

Courtesy of Robert Rogers, Acres of Antiques, Cheraw, S. C. 29520.

Robert Rogers

Exhibitors, helpers and honored show officials from thirty states and Canada were more than generous with their exhibits, advice, know-how, can-do and unitive effort.

Nearly three hundred exhibiting families literally moved into or near Cheraw; some for a few days, some for a week, and some for several weeks.

They came to enhance and utilize a SPRING VACATION PLAYGROUND, a playground, hobby oriented, to antique agricultural equipment powered by steam, gas, water, wind, mule, dog, and Grandma.

Ninety-seven families brought temporary homes onto the grounds; some campers, some tents and some of those big 'Motorized Apartment Houses.'

Sixty-five families filled Cheraw's Motels. Motels in Chesterfield, Bennettsville and Rockingham was 'home' for others from afar.

Never before in the History of South Carolina has so much Volunteer Talent assembled to play while building a playground.