Thursday, 24 November 2016


In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is known today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. But it was not unitl 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that  President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.


CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW to learn in depth about the history of Thanksgiving.