Reflections by Sammy Way: The history of Sumter's first Iris Festival

Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 12/2/23

This two-part issue of Reflections responds to several inquiries concerning the history related to the founding of Sumter's Iris festival. The initial name for the Iris Festival was "Iris Week" and was "conceived in the 1940s in the mind of the late …

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