One of the nation's largest yard sales is set to take place in May. The annual Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale will take place from May 18th through May 20th. It's a coast-to-coast event that stretches from California to Maryland. It features a variety of yard sales along U.S. 50 and participation is free and open to everyone.
Destiny Bryson with the Highland County Visitors Bureau says local residents can claim a prime vending spot for the sale with a small donation to the Bureau. "We're offering to the community space on Route 50 around the Highland County Courthouse or at the old rest stop on Route 50 just outside of the city limits," said Bryson.
"We are offering space for a $10.00 donation to the Highland County Visitors Bureau to set up a table or a site to sell their goods."
The Bureau is also encouraging local businesses to get involved as well as the event has proven to be a boon to local tourism. "It is national event," said Bryson. "So being that Route 50 runs right through the heart of Highland County here in Hillsboro, we are inviting our business owners to participate by offering specials sales."
Those interested in reserving a spot with for the Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale in Hillsboro need to contact the Highland County Visitors Bureau at (937) 402-4347. You can also contact Destiny Bryson at 614-440-1885 or at firstname.lastname@example.org