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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving_dinner

The centerpiece of contemporary Thanksgiving in the United States and Canada is a large ... By 1857, turkey had become part of the traditional dinner in New England. A Thanksgiving Day dinner served to the Civilian Conservation Corps in ...

mentalfloss.com/article/20218/why-we-eat-what-we-eat-thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2013 ... How did these dishes become the national "what you eat on ... There were definitely wild turkeys in the Plymouth area, as colonist William ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-do-we-eat-turkey-on-thanksgiving

How did the turkey become the Thanksgiving bird? ... In some parts of the country , you'll find mashed potatoes and gravy and in other places, sweet potato pie.

time.com/4120730/thanksgiving-turkey-history

Nov 25, 2015 ... As Americans sit down to supper this Thanksgiving, the centerpiece of their ... Should the birds become frightened, as turkeys are very want to do, ... or even a heavily shaded portion of the road as indications that the sun was ...

www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2014/11/25/40517/why-turkey-on-thanksgiving-a-food-historian-explai

Nov 25, 2014 ... When did Thanksgiving turkey start here? Did it involve the pilgrims? ... It doesn't become a core part of the Thanksgiving dinner until the late ...

www.businessinsider.com/why-do-we-eat-turkey-on-thanksgiving-2016-11

Nov 16, 2016 ... Turkey was not a part of the original Thanksgiving meal, though today 90% of us ... Thanksgiving really became popular after the Civil War, though New ... How did the tradition start up, and what makes turkey so special during ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/recycled/2009/11/wherefore_turkey.html

Nov 25, 2009 ... Turkey is a mainstay of the Thanksgiving dinner. But it's not necessarily the best- tasting beast around, nor the cheapest. So how did turkey ...

www.thelaboroflove.com/articles/why-is-turkey-served-on-thanksgiving

Many believe the pilgrims had turkey on that first Thanksgiving day, although we now know ... So, how did the turkey become the main part of our holiday meal?

www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2010/11/22/131516586/who-brought-the-turkey-the-truth-about-the-first-thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2011 ... I did this last year. ... So how did turkey get to be the Thanksgiving bird? ... and well did it become its lordly station, sending forth the rich odor of ...

www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/first-thanksgiving-meal

Find out more about the history of First Thanksgiving Meal, including videos, ... Turkey or no turkey, the first Thanksgiving's attendees almost certainly got their fill of meat. ... Lobster, bass, clams and oysters might also have been part of the feast. ... to North America nor become popular enough with the English to hitch a ride.