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History of Apple Industry in Henderson County!

1700's

William Mills was the first apple grower in Henderson County! He planted the first apple seed that became the first apple tree!
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1890-1910

Farms began hauling apples and other fresh produce to Greenville, Spartanburg, and other South Carolina Counties.
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1947

The North Carolina Apple Blossom Festival - which later changed to the NC Apple Festival was first held in Hendersonville, NC.
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2013

Today there about 200 apple farmers in Henderson County. The 67th annual apple festival was held this year.
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