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Sources: History.com, CNN.com, Facts.RandomHistory.com, National Turkey Federation,
Guiness Book of World Records, MSN.com, US Census Bureau Fast Facts, National
Association of Home Builders.
When the tradition of
Temperature ALL parts
of the turkey should
reach before serving.
World record for fastest time
to carve a turkey set by Paul
Kelly in Essex, UK, on 6.3.2009.
Turkey was the first meal enjoyed
by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
when they were on the moon.
to be raised
in the United
States in 2014.
Weight of the largest
pumpkin pie on record.
The pie was made by New Bremen Giant
Pumpkin Growers in New Bremen, Ohio on
9.25.2010. The diameter of the pie was 20 ft.
units in the US -
day. This is
National median monthly mortgage
payment (as of 2010). Households in the South and Midwest
may have the most money leftover for buying the turkey.
permits issued (in 2013).
That’s over 620,000 new locations for
The youngest median home age
is found in the Mountain region.
Weight of the pumpkins grown
in the top-producing US states:
In 2013 the first day
of Hanukkah and
Thanksgiving occurred on the
same date for the first time since 1888.
Scientists say the confluence won’t happen
again for 70,000 years.
Distance of the
Weight of the average
turkey purchased for
Number of members of the
Wampanoag tribe in the U.S.
(as of 2010). The Wampanoag were essential to the
survival of the colonists during the newcomers’ first
year and were at the first Thanksgiving.
Number of U.S. residents of English
ancestry (as of 2013). Some could very
well be descendants of the Plymouth
colonists who participated in the
home value (as of 2010).
In some municipalities,
those taxes may help
fund the local
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We wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving.
The median year US houses were built
(as of 2010). Looks like houses in the Middle
Atlantic region have seen 26 more
Thanksgivings than homes in the
The oldest median home age is
found in the Middle Atlantic region.
Number of U.S.
households in 2013
consisting of three
or more generations.
a lot of food
to feed all
the family members
sitting around the