Why the pineapple is the symbol of hospitality Southern ...

Nov 08, 2017 · The post-war pineapple became a symbol of the newly-minted United States of America, an attainable figure of welcome, individuality and fierce independence. Christmas in America during the 19th century would complete the pineapple’s transformation to that of a jovial spirit of generosity at the center of the celebratory table.Author: Beth Mckibben…