Nov
17
2009
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Did Thanksgiving really start with the Pilgrims in 1621?

Celebrating a Lego Thanksgiving. Floodllama photo. CC-BY.Thanksgiving is a popular tradition and official holiday in the United States, where it is popularly believed that the observance comes from a spontaneous 1621 celebration in which Pilgrims and the indigenous Indians celebrated a successful harvest together in a way much like Americans do today. In fact, thanksgivings were celebrated in what later become [more…]

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