Thanksgiving Began in 1621

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Thanksgiving Began in 1621

The Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts in 1620, and had a very rough winter in which many of them died. In 1621, the governor, William Bradford, decided to celebrate when the harvest came in well in the fall. He called for a day of "thanksgiving".

   

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10/27/2006 2:53:25 PM
Mayflower said:

not enough facts!




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