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Final Historical Program Features Apple Cider Press – Pisgsh Forest NC


Stroup family cider press.(Courtesy photo)

The final Transylvania County Historical Society Sunday program for the 2016 season will be "The Old Apple Cider Press" on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at the barn on the Allison-Deaver property in Pisgah Forest.

Those who grew up in the local schools in the 1970s may remember Tom Stroup's demonstrations of how cider is pressed from apples and its sweet full flavor. The Stroup family cider press, which is over 100 years old, will once again be pressed into action. Don, Tom and John Stroup will share a bit about the history and how the press works while grinding apples into cider.

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