Did you know some interesting facts about Thanksgiving?
-There were 735 million pounds of cranberries produced in 2010 with Wisconsin leading in production. Massachusetts came in next, followed by NJ, Oregon and Washington.
-There were 242 million turkeys raised in the US in 2010.
-1.69 million pounds of sweet potatoes were produced in 2009 by North Carolina, California and Louisiana alone!
-There are 3 places named "Turkey" in the USA - Turkey, Texas, Turkey Creek, La and Turkey, NC.
-There are 28 places in the USA named Plymouth!
-Thanksgiving Day is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the USA.
-Puritans brought one drink with them on the Mayflower --- beer.
-The First Thanksgiving celebration (1621) lasted three days.