Thursday, November 27, 2014

"Thanksgiving" Turkeys

Sneak Peek vintage comic book covers featuring 'Thanksgiving Day', a US national holiday celebrated as a day of giving thanks for a good year:

Thanksgiving has its historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, and has long been celebrated in a secular manner as well.

" the US, the modern 'Thanksgiving' holiday tradition is traced to a documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest.

"'Pilgrims' and 'Puritans' who began emigrating from England in the 1620's and 1630's carried the tradition of 'Days of Fasting' and 'Days of Thanksgiving' with them to New England..."

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