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

Hwy 16, Poteet, TX
Water tower north of town, other strawberry sights along Hwy 16 and Avenue H.
Festival in April Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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. 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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