Thanksgiving: Some Historical Details

We celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow.  Below I list a couple interesting links talking about the history of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Sheet music cover for a Thanksgiving hymn.

This article from Indian Country Today explains the first Thanksgiving:

What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving?  The Wampanoag Side of the Tale

I found this article through Wiconi International which is a Christian ministry organization that promotes spirituality among Native Americans.  I suggest following them on Facebook for all sorts of good info.

Also, this article from USA Today is interesting and goes over the history of Lincoln’s and Roosevelt’s involvement:

Abraham Lincoln, Father of the Thanksgiving Holiday

Have a great Thanksgiving weekend!

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