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Category: Thanksgiving

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Abraham Lincoln and the “Mother of Thanksgiving”

On the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, get the full story behind one of America’s favorite holidays.

Plymouth Rock

The Real Story Behind Plymouth Rock

As America celebrates Thanksgiving, explore the real history of the Pilgrims’ purported landing place—Plymouth Rock.

Pilgrims Facts

5 Things You May Not Know About the Pilgrims

Discover five things about the hosts of the first Thanksgiving that might come as a surprise.