$25

NCHS Old-Fashioned Possum Supper

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Historic Train Depot

60 East Broad Street

Newnan, GA 30263

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Join Newnan-Coweta Historical Society for an old-fashioned Possum Supper in the tradition of the longtime Newnan Possum Eaters Convention. Hear history of how Possum Suppers became a Newnan tradition starting during the political campaign of William Yates Atkinson for Governor of Georgia in the 1890s and how the possum became a mascot for President William Howard Taft. The tradition was continued by Newnan civic leaders at several locations into the 1950s and '60s. You are invited to try a taste of possum ... but there will be plenty of less-exotic alternates offered. No one will go hungry. The tentative menue for the evening includes:

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Turkey and dressing
Possum and sweet potatoes
Cole Slaw
Rolls
Dessert (Possum red velvet cake!)
Sweet tea

Come help us celebrate this long Newnan tradition!

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Historic Train Depot

60 East Broad Street

Newnan, GA 30263

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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