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Happy Thanksgiving From Colorado Springs Over 50!

  Happy Thanksgiving from Colorado Springs Over 50! He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart. ~J.A. Shedd Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, […]

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The First Thanksgiving

The First Thanksgiving Menu was quite different than what we have in modern times: “Two primary sources—the only surviving documents that reference the meal—confirm that these staples were part of the harvest celebration shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag at Plymouth Colony in 1621. Edward Winslow, an English leader who attended, wrote home to a […]

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Thanksgiving Day – The Beginning

Copied from source: http://www.heritage.org/initiatives/first-principles/primary-sources/washingtons-thanksgiving-proclamation Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His […]

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