One for the Record Books: Mr. Wait’s 14-inch Apple


“Mr. John Wait, of Whately, has presented… an apple weighing eighteen ounces, and measures fourteen inches in circumference.” October 25, 1843 On this day, the New England Farmer in Boston reported a record-sized apple from Mr. John Wait. The article was titled A Big One: Mr. John Wait, of Whately, has presented to the editor…

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