The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth by Brownscombe “Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together.” – Edward Continue reading The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth

Brief History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving re-enactment done for the documentaryDesperate Crossing.  Promotional image courtesy of Lone Wolf Documentary Group.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 George Washington, made one-time Thanks […] Continue reading Brief History of Thanksgiving