Where was the first thanksgiving held?

Answer The first Thanksgiving celebration took place in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621. The English had a custom of celebrating the season's fruitful harvest; this year's feast staged by 53 Pilgrims also... Read More »

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Where was the first Thanksgiving Day held in America?

The first Thanksgiving held in autumn of 1621 was held in Plymouth, Massachusetts. During this celebration of the first harvest in the New World, members of the Wampanoag tribe joined the 53 Pilgri... Read More »

When was the first Canadian Thanksgiving held?

Sir Martin Frobisher, an explorer and naval officer from Great Britain, held Canada's first Thanksgiving celebration in 1578 in Newfoundland. He held the ceremony to give thanks for his safe journe... Read More »

When was the first national thanksgiving held?

The first national Thanksgiving was observed Nov. 26, 1789, by the proclamation of President George Washington. Thanksgiving was not declared a national holiday until Oct. 3, 1863, when President A... Read More »

Where was the first Thanksgiving Day held in America in 1619?

The first Thanksgiving in America was held at Berkeley Plantation on the James River in Virginia. The celebration was held on December 4, 1619. Captain John Woodlief led 37 Englishmen to the banks ... Read More »