First Thanksgiving Day

  • The Pilgrims sailed to America from England in the Mayflower

  • The Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth in winter was very cold and almost half of the Pilgrims die that winter

  • First Thanksgiving Fall Feast Celebrated by Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast .

  • First time all 13 colonies joined in a Thanksgiving

  • George Washington proclaimed a National day of Thanksgiving

  • President Lincoln proclimed the last Thursday of November as National day of Thanksgiving