The Thanksgiving Day holiday is rooted in English tradition and known as a day of giving thanks for the blessings of a bountiful harvest. Thanksgiving was not celebrated the way it is today. The dishes we consider traditional Thanksgiving dishes are not exactly what were served at the first celebration and we can safely say football is a new integration. Check out History.com’s video and test your knowledge or learn something new.
The first Thanksgiving 1621 by Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome.