Before carving pumpkins, it was all about turnips! There’s a local spot still carrying on the tradition.

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The Museum of the American Revolution has fun for the whole family

Halloween is right around the corner and although we’re used to carving pumpkins now, that wasn’t the tradition when this country first started. Back then, it was all about the turnip!

The folks at the Museum of the American Revolution joined PHL17 Morning News to talk about how they are keeping the tradition of carving turnips alive and some of the other activities they have for the entire family.

Check out their interview by clicking on the video above and head to the Museum of the American Revolution website for more information.

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