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Mt. Zion picnic reaches centennial
Mt. Zion Cemetery, pictured in this circa 1928 photo, will have its annual picnic this coming Saturday, Aug. 6. Festivities traditionally last from around 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Aug. 6, 2016 will mark the 100th anniversary of the first Mt. Zion picnic. If measured by longevity alone, this icon of rural community gatherings is legendary, but by any measure it would be labeled outstanding.By 1916, Mt.