Poteet, Texas: World's Largest Strawberry, Water Tower, Festival

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Address:
Hwy 16, Poteet, TX
Directions:
Water tower north of town, other strawberry sights along Hwy 16 and Avenue H.
Hours:
Festival in April
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World's Largest Strawberry, Water Tower, Festival
Big strawberries and strawberry art can be found around town, which holds an annual strawberry festival. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Poteet Canyon.

Strawberry Maiden is Poteet Canyon

The "Strawberry Maiden" mentioned in the entry on Poteet isn't called that by locals. It is "Poteet Canyon," a character in Milt Caniff's comic strip "Steve Canyon," who was , according to the story line, an orphan found by Steve in a canyon near Poteet. Poetic license, as it happens, since there are no canyons for many, many miles around Poteet.

The descriptions of the overgrown strawberries around town are otherwise accurate.

[AGray, 07/16/2009]

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