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Thanksgiving Trivia and Facts

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Thanksgiving trivia:

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621

George Washington was the first president to declare Thanksgiving a holiday in 1789.

Wisconsin produces the most cranberries.

North Carolina produces the most amount of sweet potatoes.

It's estimated that 91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving.

Benjamin Franklin wanted the national bird to be the turkey!

The first annual Macy's Thanksgiving day parade took place in 1924.