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Thanksgiving: Fiction and Fact

By November 28, 2013

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Did you know that the first Thanksgiving is believed to have lasted for three days? Can you imagine three days of turkey, football, and family.  Many people can't make it through one day without stirring up old family arguments. Even though  the first feast occurred in 1621, the term Thanksgiving was not used in association with it. It was in 1623 that the term was used, and it had nothing to do with breaking bread between Native Americans and Pilgrims. Learn more about this and other interesting Thanksgiving tidbits with the following article: Thanksgiving Myths and Realities.

More about Thanksgiving:  Thanksgiving Fast Facts.

 

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November 23, 2012 at 8:31 pm
(1) Mr Otis Warner Fellows III says:

Actually, President Linclon Made it a Federal Holiday. During the Civil War

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