September 25, 2020

Open Thread – Thursday, November 28, 2013

thanksgiving“The event that Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in 1621.[2] This feast lasted three days, and it was attended by 90 Native Americans (as accounted by attendee Edward Winslow)[3] and 53 Pilgrims.[4] The New England colonists were accustomed to regularly celebrating “thanksgivings”—days of prayer thanking God for blessings such as military victory or the end of a drought.[5]” <<<Source>>>

Please use this open thread to post your ideas, information and comments about issues not covered in articles published on this website. Thank you.

Share