Before There Was Summer Camp…

In the summer of 1911, the Chatham Record announced a corn-growing contest for North Carolina boys.  A few weeks later, this letter in the Chatham Record upped the ante in what we hope was a successful bid to lure a few more future farmers into the game:

So who won the contest?  Was it a young Chathamite? Stay tuned for the exciting conclusion to the great corn-grow of 1911!

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