Was the hamburger really born in New Haven, Conn., at Louis' Lunch, not far from where many claim the pizza was created - at Frank Pepe Pizzeria (right)? While those two Connecticut claims to fame are widely disputed, they are just a couple of the fun facts that help define New England. Discover more historical tidbits and oddities from the region.
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You got commie chickens? We do. Rhode Island Reds.
Okay, I'm not a New Englander. But I would be proud of Maine Lobster if I was.
But, you all don't have the mighty Chicago Cubs..