Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about the Pilgrims
& America’s Thanksgiving
Nov 12 : 12 days till Thanksgiving
Did you know that the first Thanksgiving took place in 1621?
In December 1621 the Pilgrims held a three-day feast in Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts to celebrate their bountiful harvest.
Did you know that the first Thanksgiving feast was celebrated during the Pilgrim’s second year in the New World?
During the first year, the Pilgrims were nearly decimated by the brutally cold winter.
Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. We are delighted to invite you to partake in our Thanksgiving celebration. Our table is full this year, but we always have room for one more! So join us for a new Did You Know? each day as we count down to Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday November 24, 2011.