History Stories
CATEGORY: Thanksgiving Traditions
Quirky Vintage Photos of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 22, 2017

Snapshots of the iconic parade over the last eight decades. Read More

Thomas Jefferson’s Complicated Relationship with Thanksgiving
November 21, 2017

The third president declined to participate in the tradition. Read More

The Curious History of Leftovers
November 21, 2017

People were once ridiculed for eating leftovers. Read More

What’s the Real History of Black Friday?
November 23, 2015

The retail bonanza known as Black Friday is now an integral part of many Thanksgiving celebrations, but this holiday tradition has darker roots than you might imagine. Read More

The First Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 26, 2014

Look back at the humble origins of an American holiday tradition—the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Read More