Thanksgiving History

The popular story is that the Plymouth Rock was the site of the original colony of the pilgrims. Contrary to this belief, however, Plymouth Rock was not the site of their original colony. The fact about the history of thanksgiving is that when the Pilgrims landed on the Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620 in … Read more

Thanksgiving Origin

There are some very interesting facts about the Thanksgiving origin in America. It is believed that the celebration of Thanksgiving in America was probably originated from the harvest-home ceremonies. These harvest-home ceremonies were originally held in England. During such ceremonies certain days were reserved to thank God for blessing the people with plentiful crops and … Read more

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy Parade

Though there is no official documents about when the day parade was started but first Thanksgiving Day Parade was probably started in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed an official day of Thanksgiving. The idea behind day parade was a show of military strength and discipline as a full-dress parade to honour the official declaration … Read more

Thanksgiving Facts & Trivia

Thanksgiving Day is a very important day in the United States. There are many things that are especially related to the celebrations of the Thanksgiving Day. These include Thanksgiving turkey trivia, pilgrims, thanksgiving proclamation, thanksgiving as a national holiday and other things. Some of such facts are mentioned here which will not only help you … Read more

History Of Mayflower The Ship

Here is a brief history of Mayflower The Ship… The ship ‘Mayflower’ has played a very significant role in the history of Thanksgiving, because it was the historic ship that took the Pilgrims to America in 1620. The pilgrims were basically the fortune hunters, bound for the resourceful ‘New World’. And the ‘Mayflower’ was a … Read more

Thanksgiving Traditions

The traditional Thanksgiving has its roots in the first Thanksgiving celebrations, when there were harvest festivals, or days of thanking God for plentiful crops. It simply reminds us the year 1621 when the Pilgrim’s started the Thanksgiving, which later became a tradition for the entire nation. In the first Thanksgiving celebrations a thanksgiving feast was … Read more