The First Thanksgiving Was Celebrated in Virginia


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , U.S. History By Place , Virginia , Thanksgiving

Description:
This site describes how the "First Official thanksgiving in America" was held by English colonists at Berkeley Plantation in Virginia on December 4, 1619, "one year and 17 days prior to the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts!" From Virginia is for Lovers, the tourism website of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Publisher:
Virginia Tourism Corporation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.virginia.org/site/features.asp?FeatureID=50


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