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Thanksgiving History
In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.

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... 1782, the first being observed on ... created the first Thanksgiving ...

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Find out more about the history of First Thanksgiving Meal, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers and their harvest feast known as the first ...

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Aug 31, 2011 ... The first Thanksgiving was a harvest celebration held by the pilgrims of Plymouth colony in the 17th century. Many myths surround the first ...

www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/feast

Our national holiday really stems from the feast held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag to celebrate the colony's first successful harvest.

www.plimoth.org/learn/just-kids/homework-help/thanksgiving/thanksgiving-history

For information on food at the First Thanksgiving, go to Partakers of our Plenty. For additional children's resources on Thanksgiving, you might want to view ...

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The major similarity between the first Jamestown settlers and the first Plymouth settlers was great human suffering. November was too late to plant crops.

www.aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-11-2010/myth_buster_thanksgiving.html

If you think Thanksgiving started with the Pilgrims and the Indians feasting together in New England ... Myth: The first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth, Mass.

www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/nmah/thanks.htm

Most Americans are familiar with the Pilgrim's Thanksgiving Feast of 1621, but few realize that it was not the first festival of its kind in North America. Long before  ...