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Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving

November 18, 2022 0

Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving By Maureen Paterson  During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving would fall on “the last Thursday of November” on an annual basis. As the Civil War dragged on […]

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Celebrating Thanksgiving in America

November 25, 2020 0

Celebrating Thanksgiving in America The tradition introduced by European Americans of Thanksgiving as a time to focus on God and His blessings dates back well over four centuries in America. For example, such thanksgivings occurred […]

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History of Thanksgiving in America

November 22, 2017 0

History of Thanksgiving 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. For more than two centuries, […]