Did you know that the Golden Delicious Apple is the Official State Fruit of West Virginia. It was designated as the official state fruit by Senate concurrent Resolution No. 7, adopted by the Legislature on February 20, 1955. This apple variety was discovered by Anderson Mullins in Clay County, WV in 1905. Read about Clay County, WV golden delicious history.
The Clay County Golden Delicious Festival will be held on September 20-23, 2012. Amusement rides, free petting zoo, camel and pony rides and so much more.... Check out the festival schedule for all the activities. .Some of the featured events are:
- Antique Car Show
- 5K Run/Walk
- Golf Tournament
- Gospel Sing
- Kid's Activities
- Motorcycle Show
- Pig Roast
- Quilt Show
Enjoy fresh apple crisp topped with homemade ice cream, pancakes with apple cider syrup, or a fresh crisp golden delicious apple. Witness the Appalachian dancing, music and apple butter making. Capture a few memories in your camera. Hug an old friend or meet new ones. Soak up the mountain scenery along the Elk River.
Terri Allen, festival president, says.... “Our hope is you enjoy the County Golden Delicious Festival, our celebration in being the birthplace of the golden delicious apple.”
The town of Clay welcomes everyone to the Golden Delicious Apple Festival
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