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All rights reserved. On the fourth Thursday of November, people in the United States celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers and Native Americans who came together to have a historic harvest feast. Long before settlers came to the East Coast of the United States , the area was inhabited by many Native American tribes. The area surrounding the site of the first Thanksgiving, now known as southeastern Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island , had been the home of the Wampanoag people for over 12, years, and had been visited by other European settlers before the arrival of the Mayflower in The native people knew the land well and had fished, hunted, and harvested for thousands of generations. The people who comprised the Plymouth Colony were a group of English Protestants called Puritans who wanted to break away from the Church of England.
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I love Thanksgiving. Then I married a man who was born on Thanksgiving! Guess what date? November 26, ! In I volunteered to have Thanksgiving at my home because I was pregnant and too close to my due date to travel.
Native Americans and early settlers gave thanks together with this historic feast.
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Despite the fact that we technically still have a few gasps of summer left, fall, for all intents and purposes, is basically here. Leaves are beginning to turn, Halloween candy is already on the shelves, and the deluge of pumpkin-spice everything has begun—there are even pumpkin-pie Kit Kats. The nights are cooler. The days are shorter. Winter is coming sorry, we had to. It should come as no surprise, then, that now is the best time to book flights for that ultimate fall holiday: Thanksgiving.