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Townsend Days at the Heritage Center 2011

See smaller Judge Robert Headrick took first place for the Best Pie in the Cove with his chocolate pie.

Photo by Jolanda Jansma

Judge Robert Headrick took first place for the Best Pie in the Cove with his chocolate pie.

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  • Melinda Headrick winds up for the Cast Iron Skillet toss.
  • Judge Robert Headrick took first place for the Best Pie in the Cove with his chocolate pie.
  • B.J. Smith, age 7, won the rooster crowing contest.
  • Taylor Davis chases the greased pig at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Donna Dixon gets ready to give it a heave-ho in the Skillet Toss at the Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Getting a head start at the Sack Race are Shannan Skidmore, Jessica Howard and Adeline Gibson.
  • Connie Keeble cuts warm cornbread to serve to visitors at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Isabella Tipton Wright dresses up in pioneer clothes and does the washing -- the pioneer way.
  • Joseph Millsaps peeks out of the outhouse door to make sure the coast is clear.
  • B.J. Smith and Adeline Krumm work on apples for some old timey cooking.
  • Irelyn, Winter and mom Kristen Easterling make handkerchief dolls like the children used to have in pioneer days. The dolls were favorites for moms because the children could play with them during church because if it was dropped on the floor, no one would hear it.
  • Dennis Sisco gets a  “Heartland” series book signed by author Bill Landry, left.
  • Aidan Galloway won a blue ribbon for her pickle relish at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Patty Adham was surprised to see a blue ribbon by her cherry pie at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Martha Frink of Walland created this unusual flower arrangement for the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Anthony Curtis of Maryville poses with a Fuller and Johnson from around 1914-1919.
  • Amy  Russell gets a steadying hand from Scott Burchfield.
  • Elizabeth Robinson looks pretty among the garden artwork.
  • Nelda Scott and Lynn Johnson find a hay bale seat and enjoy the music during Townsend Days.
  • Jaxon Braid enjoys a sweet treat.
  • Samuel White talks about the way pioneers made shingles.
  • Malcomb Sherbine concentrates on his whittling.
  • Britten Oabaugh has fun dancing in the grass at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center’s Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Olivia Gibson and Dylan and Kaitlyn Krumm have fun dressing up and doing farm chores at the Heritage Center’s Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Jay Tipton and his band perform for guests at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center’s Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Eleven-month-old Emersyn Johnson finds something to make her smile at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Mike Kuhn and little Cason Giles enjoy the music on the front porch at the Townsend Visitors Center.
  • Regulars at Townsend Days are Les Brady and his grandson, Cody Robinson.
  • Becky Weaver works on a basket.
  • The cast iron skillet toss has its own “skillet police” in Stan Lewandowski.
  • Lonnie McMillan gets ready to do some demonstrations at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.
  • Winner of the greased pig contest in her age group is Adeline Gibson, getting her reward from Barry Vanwinkle.
  • Madison Martin poses with Gracy at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair.

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