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.
History. Prayers of thanks and special thanksgiving ceremonies are common
among almost all religions after harvests and at other times.
Find out more about Thanksgiving, including the story of the first Thanksgiving,
the Pilgrims' menu, and interesting facts about the Mayflower, only on ...
Museum provides articles and information about the history of the Plymouth
Thanksgiving including Wampanoag life, Colonial life, common myths, recipes
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The tradition of the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving is steeped in myth and legend.
Few people realize that the Pilgrims did not celebrate Thanksgiving the next year,
On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving Day that millions of Americans celebrate, with turkey and
stuffing, is a myth. The true history was forgotten long ago, and even most of the ...
The first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, to commemorate the
harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony after a harsh winter. In that year
Most stories of Thanksgiving history start with the harvest celebration of the
pilgrims and the Native Americans that took place in the autumn of 1621.