Sorry, Texas. The American Hamburger Was Born In New Haven, Conn.
The Library of Congress credits Louis' Lunch in Connecticut with creating the country's first hamburger in 1900.By Katherine Biek | March 17, 2016
There are few things more American than the hamburger.
If you try to look up its history, it's hard to narrow down where it actually came from.
Most seem to credit the German-speaking immigrants who brought along a dish called the Hamburg steak with them to the U.S during the mid 1800s.