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The History of Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival

03-11-2019-Cherry-Blossoms
In 1949 a realtor located in Macon, Georgia discovered the first Yoshino cherry tree while walking around in his back yard. His name, William a. Fickling Sr. At the time, Mr. Fickling was not aware he discovered a rare tree species growing in the south. Nonetheless, he admired the beauty of this tree and tried to learn more about the tree, but coul...
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