The Summerville Recreation Center sponsored the Turkey Bowl Football Tournament in 1962.  The games were played in November of 1962 on the old high school football field.

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Carolyn Dooley is crowned Miss Turkey Bowl by Summerville Recreation Center director Grady McCalmon.  Runners-up were (left to right) Kathy Lenderman, Jan Parham, and Jeanette Ponder.

Thanks to Betty Morris Rice for providing the photograph which was probably taken by T. Emmett Nunn.  Thanks to Marla Payne Brock for providing the names.

Another photograph of this event, featuring many more of the participants, will be included in the upcoming Images of America: Chattooga County.

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