George Washington: Thanksgiving Day 1789 – and 2021

Happy Thanksgiving 2021 to All My Fellow Americans!
by Jude Cowell
Sunday November 21, 2021
When an undoubtedly grateful President George Washington issued a proclamation for, “the People of the United States a day of public thanks-giving” to be held on Thursday November 26, 1789, America’s first official Thanksgiving Day came into effect. (Follow the link for a view of the newspaper