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Hamburger Festival Balloon Rally

August 08 - August 10, 2014

High School
Seymour, WI United States
1st weekend August
Number of balloons: 25

Hot Air Balloon Ascensions and Balloon Glow

Whereas, Charles Nagreen, also known as Hamburger Charlie, of Seymour, Wisconsin, began calling ground beef patties in a bun “hamburgers” in 1885; and,

Whereas, Hamburger Charlie first sold his world-famous hamburgers at age 15 at the first Seymour Fair in 1885, and later at the Brown and Outagamie county fairs; and,

Whereas, Hamburger Charlie employed as many as eight people at his famous hamburger tent, selling 150 pounds of hamburgers on some days; and,
Whereas, the hamburger has since become an American classic, enjoyed by families and backyard grills alike; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the members of the Wisconsin legislature declare Seymour, Wisconsin, the Original Home of the Hamburger.

Web Site: http://www.homeofthehamburger.org/
Tom Wittman
(920) 993-6986
Email: twittman at new dot rr dot com