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History of Apple Industry in Henderson County!
William Mills was the first apple grower in Henderson County! He planted the first apple seed that became the first apple tree!
Farms began hauling apples and other fresh produce to Greenville, Spartanburg, and other South Carolina Counties.
The North Carolina Apple Blossom Festival - which later changed to the NC Apple Festival was first held in Hendersonville, NC.
Today there about 200 apple farmers in Henderson County. The 67th annual apple festival was held this year.