[Posted on Mar 14, 2018 | 547 views]
The Magnificent Seven is what Ruritans call the seven men who launched the now-biannual Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival in 1980. Held in the spring and fall, this year’s spring festival will be held on May 16 in Bena. Shown from left are Rupert Thomas, Jon Beck, L.T. Wells, David Dea, Walter Priest, Graham Blake and Gordon Smith.
Festival-goers dance away their cares during the May 2016 Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival. May 16 this year will mark the 70th time the popular event has been held.

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