• Of the 102 passengers that sailed to America on the Mayflower in 1620, only 53
    survived the harsh first winter. 78% of women died 50% men, 36% boys, and 18% of the girls.
  • Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants.
  • The first canned cranberry sauce was done by Cape Cod Cranberry Company is 1912.
  • Brussels sprouts are very powerful in preventing cancer.
  • There are 8 US Presidents that are known descendants of Mayflower passengers.
  • In 1976 the governor of Massachusetts, Mike Dukakis, declared and  Adoption Week in his state to place focus on children in foster care. That same year, President Ford made a proclamation for National Adoption Week.
  • Pomegranates are one of the oldest fruits in existence and goes back as far as 100 B.C.
  • It takes approximately 440 cranberries to make a pound, and, it takes 4400 berries to make a gallon of juice.
  • 55% of turkeys served on Thanksgiving will be stuffed.
  • There are there are 5 Pumpkintown, 2 Pumpkin, 3 Cranberry, 6 Turkey, and, 4 Pilgrim named towns and cities in America. There is only 1 named Thanksgiving and that is in Maryland.

 

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