Memories of Chester, Turkeys at Larison’s Turkey Farm

The Turkeys at Larison’s Turkey Farm

Larison's Turkey Farm


In the video above, Herman Rademacher talks about his experience with the turkeys at Larison’s Turkey Farm. He says that “if you make a noise, they’ll make a noise back.” Herman and his friends would entertain themselves by saying “gobbledy-gobble” to the turkeys who would echo their noises.

He dates the image on the card as being from the 1940s because the automobiles are from that time period. The card shows a side view of the main Larison’s Turkey Farm building with cars parked all along the side. In the foreground is a wooden sign with four hanging pieces. The sign reads, “For sale,” and the hanging pieces each read (in descending order): “Turkeys,” “Turkey Livers,” “Frozen Turkeys,” and “Eggs.”

Video transcription PDF here: Turkeys at Larison’s Turkey Farm Transcript.


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