3-15-13 Great U.S. 50 yard sale dates set

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The 14th Annual Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale will stretch from Ocean City, Maryland to Sacramento, California this coming May 17, 18 and 19th.  From is original site in Jennings County , Indiana , the sale now covers 3,000 miles and passes through 100 U.S. counties.

Participation in the sale is open to everyone and there is no registration.  All one has to do is to plan a yard sale for that week end and set-up near U.S. 50.  Permission must be obtained to set-up on private property and sales on public right-of-way are prohibited.

The sale has shown a steady growth since its founding in Indiana in 2000.  It has been featured on PBS, in the Washington Post, in American Profile and through countless other media.  It is particularly strong in sections of Nevada , Colorado , Illinois , Indiana , Ohio and West Virginia and seeks growth in the remaining areas.  Some communities set-up community-wide sales.  Service organizations and schools use the sale as a fund raising event.

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