100 Years of Celebrating Labor Day in Ripley, Tennessee (Paperback)
Explore over a century of beautiful southern community celebrations in this cozy alternative history book.
The small rural town of Ripley, Tennessee has held a spectacular celebration in honor of Labor Day for more than 100 years. This celebration includes many exciting staples of the southern community including parades and homecomings. Nestled in Lauderdale County, Tennessee, Ripley has been named one of the 25 More Uniquely American Cities and Towns.
During these celebrations in Ripley, individuals from diverse communities come together to create a beautiful picture of what the world could look like. Throughout the pages of this book, the residents of Ripley demonstrate their vast love for their neighbors and a generous spirit of harmony when they gather.
Written by a Ripley resident, this book immerses the reader in Ripley's distinct and soothing subculture. Like the town itself, the book offers readers a glimpse into a uniquely American experience. This book will appeal to residents of Ripley and any other readers who identify with small towns. History-lovers who like to see the traditions and celebrations of ordinary people may enjoy this sweet venture into one holiday in the south.