Countdown to the 2010 Sale, August 5th – 8th, from Hudson, Michigan to Gadsden, Alabama!
The World’s Longest Yardsale, also known as the 127 Corridor Sale, has headquarters located at the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce in Jamestown, TN on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau. The event was created by tourism officials in Jamestown, Tennessee, but rely on community support from each town and/or county tourism and chamber office to promote the event in their regions. The success of the sales depend on coordination from each community.
The concept of the World’s Longest Yard Sale in August is to pull people off the interstates and back into the heartland of rural, scenic America. The event encourages businesses and residents to participate by having yard sales, sidewalk sales and special promotions for a continuous stretch from one end of the sale route to the other. Once established, the end result is lots of fun for vendors and shoppers alike. We have all heard the saying “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” That adage holds true as this event brings people together from all across the country and from around the world to barter and haggle over things that may have been stored in a garage or an attic somewhere for years. The pleasure we derive from rummaging through someone’s junk, hoping to find something unique and maybe even to stumble across an item worth a lot to you!