Monday, February 7, 2011

                                 The Pineapple Legend

Walking around Charleston, SC, you will see carved
pineapples at the entrances to some homes.  Since
the colonial days the Pineapple has been a symbol of

Legend has it that Sea Captains sailing the Carribean
came home with exotic fruits.  A captain would spear
a pineapple on his fence post to let friends know
he was home safely and to please visit.  He would
then serve food & drink and regale visitors with
tales of the high seas.

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