Happy Watermelon Day!

Watermelons are the perfect summer treat! Juicy, refreshing, and delicious all summer long – watermelon deserves a day all to itself.

George Rast with a 73 pound watermelon at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1946

George Rast with a 73 pound watermelon at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1946



 

Watermelon eating contest at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1947

Watermelon eating contest at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1947

 

Theresa Holley at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1947

Theresa Holley at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1947

 

Nathaniel Brown and Mary Louise Brown at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1948

Nathaniel Brown and Mary Louise Brown at the Florida Watermelon Festival, Leesburg, 1948

 

Matthew King at the Watermelon Festival, Monticello, 1973

Matthew King at the Watermelon Festival, Monticello, 1973

 

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