Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the U.S. on the fourth Thursday of November every year. It has a rich history, dating back to the Pilgrims' first harvest celebration in 1621. The holiday has evolved over time and is now celebrated with a traditional meal, parades, and football games. Let's take a visual journey through the history of Thanksgiving. These images offer a unique glimpse into the customs, traditions, and symbols associated with the holiday throughout the centuries.

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Jennie Augusta Brownscombe's 1914 painting of The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth displayed at Pilgrim Hall Museum, Massachusetts
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Jennie Augusta Brownscombe's 1925 painting of Thanksgiving at Plymouth on display at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
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1942 photo of a family saying grace before their Thanksgiving dinner in Neffsville, Pennsylvania.

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