The Easter Celebration Of The Plymouth Colonists And Wampanoag Indians Shared An Autumn Harvest Feast

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“In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.” - History.com. One of the most significant traditions in my family is Thanksgiving Dinner. It’s almost always held at my Aunt and Uncle’s house. My family has been doing this since before I was born. It’s on of the most significant events in my family, and it will never change; Or so I thought. We’ve lost family members, and others have been greatly injured. Things could never be the same. Every thanksgiving of my life has been spent at my Aunt Debbie and Uncle Dan’s house. When I was younger, it was held at their house in Cold Spring Harbor. Now it’s held at their house in Lloyd Harbor. My Aunt 's house in Cold Spring Harbor has been a huge part in my childhood. Thanksgiving starts with the long drive up my Aunt and Uncles driveway, easily a quarter mile. After a short while the house comes into view. You drive around the circle, and attempt to find a place to park. Its usually pretty chilly out, and I can’t wait to get inside. We always use the kitchen entrance, the main entrance is only used for formal parties. The second the door is…

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