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Turkey Trottin': Worthington’s square dance club celebrates 60 years

Published 09/17/2011, Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — Sixty-one years ago, at about this time of year, a group of local people first started talking about the need for a new form of recreation in Worthington — square dancing. By the next spring, the talk had turned to action, and the Turkey Trotters Square Dance Club was formally organized in 1951 and quickly gained popularity. Just a few years after its founding, the membership list had 107 couples on it.

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