22 November 2012

It's about Thanks-giving

Signing the Mayflower Compact

Great post on Thanksgiving by Thomas S. Kidd. Well worth reading this Thanks-giving day. From it we read:

Although our records for the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth are sparse, we do know that in 1621 the Pilgrims held a three-day celebration with allied Indians, in observation of a good harvest and in gratitude for God’s help in passing through the trials of the first year of settlement (half of the settlers had died in that scourging winter). And yes, they had a “great store of wild turkeys” to eat for the festival.

Read the entire post here.

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