The Truth About “Canned Pumpkin”

This Thanksgiving essential is hiding a big secret — canned pumpkin is not pumpkin at all, it’s squash.

From 1939 - 1960, Eureka annually held a pumpkin festival, which included a dance, parade, the baking and eating of innumerable pumpkin pies, and the Pumpkin Queen and her court.
Photo by Karen Fyke, Woodford County Historical Society