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Here's some Apple Festival history, in photos.
Captain Applesauce greets a mother and her child at the 1992 Apple Festival in Murphysboro. (The Southern File Photo)
Alma Hicks (left) and a friend taste apple pies to determine the winner of the pie baking contest during the 1992 Apple Festival.
The Appletime Grand Parade passes through downtown Murphysboro on Sept. 17, 2011 during the 60th annual Apple Festival.
Children of all ages wait along the parade route for their moment with Captain Applesauce in the 1990s.
Participants test their apple peeling skills to see who can peel an apple without breaking the peel during an Apple Festival contest.
Fair goers enjoy the sights of the 1989 Apple Festival from the top of the Ferris wheel.
The Murphysboro High School Marching Band welcomes visitors to the festivities in 1990.
The midway at the Apple Festival was full of treats in 1990.
Murphysboro Apple Festival mascot 'Captain Applesauce' and former St. Louis Cardinal Bob Gibson chat with tourney chairman Ray Burroughs at the 1985 Apple Time Classic at Jackson County Country Club.
Eventual winner Gary Crow competes in the seed popping contest at the 1991 Apple Festival in Murphysboro. (The Southern File Photo)
Murphysboro High School Student Sarah Cline practices with other members of the MHS Color Guard while preparing for the 1991 Apple Festival Parade. (The Southern File Photo)
Children try to spin basketballs on their fingers in 1990 at the Murphysboro Apple Festival.
When the sights and sounds of the 65th annual Apple Festival begin to fill up the Murphysbor…
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