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Apples originated thousands of years ago. The earliest writings from Egypt, Babylon and China mention apples. In fact, they were budding and grafting fruit trees as far back as 2000 years ago. The apple made its way to new lands as a product of love and war. Between the Greeks and Romans referring it of a symbol of love and beauty and Ceasar invading Britain. Apple varieties traveled to Switzerland, Holland and finally the New World with the pilgrims. The first commercial apple tree was established in Flushing, Long Island, in 1730.