Morton Illinois And The Pumpkin Festival

There are quite a few cities and towns across the United States which have notoriety for a wide variety of different reasons. However, very few can state that they are actually the Pumpkin Capital of the World. There is a little village that is just outside of Peoria in Illinois that is called Morton which has achieved this level of notoriety. Not only do they have a fantastic series of pumpkin patches, and a festival that is world-famous, but they are also responsible for about 80% of all of the canned pumpkin that we see in stores today. Let’s talk a little bit about the pumpkin Festival, and then discuss a few of the other attractions that you will see in this village in Illinois

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