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

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 12/16/23

This second part of a 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 …

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