Happy Thanksgiving, 2015!

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November.

Some Fun Facts:  did you know . . .

  • that 46.3 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving in 2014?
  • that 242 million turkeys are expected to be raised in the United States in 2014?
  • that 856 million pounds of cranberries are expected to be produced in the United States in 2014?
  • that 2.4 billion pounds of sweet potatoes are expected to be produced in the United States in 2014?
  • that turkeys can have heart attacks?
  • that Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be our national bird?
  • that Thomas Jefferson thought the concept of “Thanksgiving” was the most ridiculous idea he’d ever heard?
  • that it was not declared a National Holiday until 1941?
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