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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving_(United_States)

As President, on October 3, 1789, George Washington made the following proclamation and created the first Thanksgiving Day designated by the national government of the United States of America: Whereas it is the duty of all Nations ...

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

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

kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/history/first-thanksgiving

On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.

www.nytimes.com/2017/11/21/us/thanksgiving-myths-fact-check.html

2 days ago ... Blame school textbooks with details often so abridged, softened or out of context that they are rendered false; children's books that distill the story to its most pleasant version; or animated Thanksgiving television specials like “The Mouse on the Mayflower,” which first aired in 1968, that not only misinformed ...

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. View the slideshow to see what this first.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/11/22/thanksgivings-hidden-past-plymouth-in-1621-wasnt-close-to-being-the-first-celebration

1 day ago ... But if you still imagine the first Thanksgiving as Europeans and Native Americans sharing a prayer of thanks and then feasting, great news! That actually happened . Only, the first time wasn't in Plymouth, Mass., in 1621. It was in Maine in 1607. Or Texas in 1598. Or Florida in 1565. The best-documented ...

www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving

Find out how the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Americans celebrated the first Thanksgiving together at Plymouth Plantation. Teach students about this period in American history with Thanksgiving activities, resources, lesson plans, and teaching ideas about the voyage of the Mayflower, the daily life of the Pilgrims ...

mayflowerhistory.com/thanksgiving

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, or any year thereafter, though some of their descendants later made a " Forefather's Day" that usually occurred on December 21 or 22. Several Presidents, including ...

historyofmassachusetts.org/the-first-thanksgiving

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 Thanksgiving. Very little is actually known about the event because only two firsthand accounts of the feast were ever written. The first account is William Bradford's ...