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February is a month filled with love, presidents, and pies, and yesterday, February 20th, was National Cherry Pie Day. How sweet is that? Extremely sweet, if you ask me!
Therefore the question should be: How did this day come about? Why cherry pie?
Unfortunately, the answer to this question will remain a mystery. The reason why National Cherry Pie Day is celebrated is anyone's guess, however, there are three assumptions that could possibly explain why we celebrate Cherry Pie Day.
Here are the suggested ideas:
- Perhaps the day originated because February is the month of George Washington's birthday. George was the one who put the cherry tree on the map, so to speak. He did this with his saying "I cannot tell a lie, I chopped down the cherry tree"
- Some people believe that it was someone from The National Cherry Growers Organization who came up with the idea to turn the craft of