8 Facts About Asheville on Turkey Day!

While wandering the Autumn streets of Asheville have you ever wondered what the season's history in our area is? If you wonder how soon North Carolina embraced Thanksgiving or what dishes were originally enjoyed in the mountains. This post is absolutely for you! North Carolina was not only one of the first southern states to reconcile with the origin of Thanksgiving being in the Northern territory of Massachusetts, but we are still in the top 10 states for both Turkey farms and consumption. The South as a whole has been zealous in sharing our love of deep fried food with starting a trend of deep fried turkey that has caught on all over the nation. For more details on these and other interesting facts, check out our slideshow!

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