Sunday, November 14, 2010

Eagle vs. Turkey: America's First Bird Controversy

Eagle vs Turkey

Did you know that the favorite bird of choice for Thanksgiving dinner was almost our National Symbol?  Would we be eating bald eagles instead had it been chosen?  Here's a great article about the controversy between Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin about just what bird would hold this esteemed place in our history.

Read about it here.