The pineapple has been a symbol of hospitality since the days of the early American colonies. The legend began with the
According to the legend, the captain would spear a pineapple on a fence post outside his home to let his friends know
As the tradition grew, colonial innkeepers added the pineapple to their signs and advertisements, and bedposts carved
The legend has continued to the present, and frequently one sees the pineapple symbol in hotels and restaurants to signal
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