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Brevard American Legion Cloggers Made History


Last updated 6/17/2019 at 2:18pm

In 1951, some Brevard High School cloggers made history. They formed a clogging team sponsored by the local American Legion Post.

There were 16 members of the clogging team. Five of those members went on to dance with a new clogging group called The Echo Inn Cloggers from Hendersonville. They were Bob Reid and his two sisters, Patsy and Georgia Ann, Doug Poteet and Martha Jaye Neely. This team won many local and regional competitions. They also won the National Clogging Square Dancing Competition two consecutive years in 1951 and 1952, thus making history.

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