What did the Pilgrims bring to the first Thanksgiving?

Answer The Pilgrims ate boiled pumpkin and a type of fried bread made from corn. They also consumed fish, berries, watercress, lobster, dried fruit, clams, venison and plums. The celebration in autumn 162... Read More »

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How many pilgrims attended the first thanksgiving?

Of the 110 pilgrims who sailed for the new world, only 53 were still alive at the time of the first Thanksgiving in 1621--four of them women. Approximately 90 Wampanoag American-Indian men comprise... Read More »

What did the Pilgrims eat at the first Thanksgiving feast?

The first Thanksgiving was held in 1621, and while nobody knows everything that was served, historians do agree on a few details. Venison and wild fowl were definitely available for the menu, while... Read More »

What did the Pilgrims call the first Thanksgiving?

The first Thanksgiving with the Wampanoag people in 1621 was not called "Thanksgiving" by the Pilgrims. They did not feel it was an event to be thankful for and called it a "Harvest Festival" in ce... Read More »

What did the Pilgrims wear to the first Thanksgiving?

To the first Thanksgiving, Pilgrims would have worn simple clothing handmade out of natural materials. Women wore short jackets and long skirts, with petticoats and stockings underneath. They wor... Read More »