True Story: The Pilgrim Thanksgiving, in Their Own Words

First Thanksgiving

Jean Leon Gerome Ferris – United States Library of Congress’s Prints and Photographs division. It is in the public domain


Would you like to be totally traditional tomorrow and emulate the Pilgrim’s feast?  Probably not.

Here’s some information that you might like to share with your family as they gather around the Thanksgiving Table.

Get out your muskets and do some marching. Invite in all the neighbors–even those you don’t totally trust. If you’re a woman–prepare to spend the day preparing game and fish and corn, wild grapes and berries for a couple hundred people.

See my article about Thanksgiving in their own words to see what is on our tables that was definitely NOT on the Pilgrims’.

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