How Today's Thanksgiving Celebrations Came to Be

This year, when you're gathered around your Thanksgiving table surrounded by family and friends, if the conversation starts to turn to politics or something ugly, this would be a great way to change the conversation! You can tell everyone the history of Thanksgiving, and how it came to be!

Beginning in 1621 with the original harvest feast of the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians, "A Taste of the Past" host Linda Pelaccio walks us through the history of how our modern day Thanksgiving celebrations came to be. Find out how the editor of an 1800s fashion magazine, religious zealots and the Civil War shaped the way we observe the holiday today:

 
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