Here’s the (not-so) skinny on this year’s Thanksgiving spread:

1621

Year the Pilgrims held a three-day feast that is regarded as the first Thanksgiving

1863

Year that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it a national holiday

271

Number (in millions) of turkeys raised in the US in 2009 for slaughter

6

Number of states (Minnesota, North Carolina, Arkansas, Virginia, Missouri and Indiana) that produce two-thirds of those turkeys

46

Number (in millions) that will end up on the dinner table this year

709

Weight (in millions of lbs.) of the cranberries produced in the US in 2009. Of that number, Oregon will produce 16 million lbs. (the fourth highest in the nation)

$9.2

Value (in millions) of US live turkey imports

99.3

Percentage of those turkeys that come from Canada

2

Number of turkeys that are sure to avoid the dinner table this year, thanks to a presidential pardon

2,020

Weight (in lbs.) of the largest pumpkin pie ever baked, by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers in Ohio

2355

Estimated number of calories in a Thanksgiving meal – including one serving each of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, dinner roll w/butter, a slice of pumpkin pie w/whipped cream and a glass of wine

23

Number of miles you’d have to walk to burn it all off

Now, who’s having seconds?

(Numbers are based on statistics courtesy the US Census Bureau, National Geographic, and History.com)