What is Thanksgiving Anyway?

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My blogger friends from other countries have asked what exactly America is celebrating each year on the fourth Thursday in   November?  It is not just overeating , football , and Black Friday shopping which has made its way into Thursday  Thanksgiving Day at some stores eager to start the Christmas buying season.

It was started in the early years of our history in 1600s  in what is  now  known as Massachusetts. Today, enjoy your family dinner, watch some football, maybe even shop or plan your shopping for tomorrow. But also  remember our history, the Pilgrims, and  the kind and generous Indians,  add these  many things to others  of which you can  give thanks.

Now you know “The Rest of the Story” of Thanksgiving!



About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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4 Responses to What is Thanksgiving Anyway?

  1. Pingback: What is Thanksgiving Anyway? — TalesAlongTheWay | praythroughhistory

  2. GP Cox says:

    The very best of Thanksgivings, Anne!!

    Liked by 1 person

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