A Thanks Giving History

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The history of Thanksgiving is a little more complex than the history of some of the other American holidays. The celebration that we typically think of was in Plymouth Massachusetts. That was the celebration with the Pilgrims and the Indians, and it took place in 1621, but there were other Thanksgiving celebrations before that. After that party at Plymouth, it took a while to establish the holiday, as we know it. In fact, it wasn’t until 1941 that President Roosevelt established the holiday on the fourth Thursday of November. This timeline follows Thanksgiving from the first Thanksgivings to the present.Read more: A Thanks Giving History