An American Thanksgiving

Did you know…….

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday!  In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.

To our neighbours in the South – have a Happy Thanksgiving!

1 Comment

  • faketaxi

    21.01.2021 @ 22:24

    There is definately a lot to learn about this issue. I like all of the points you have made. Allx Shepard Mercer

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