Sunday, November 21, 2010

Thanksgiving Trivia & Turkey websites

Thanksgiving is just a few days away – did you know…
  1. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States
  2. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October in Canada
  3. The Plymouth Pilgrims were the first to celebrate the Thanksgiving
  4. The pilgrims arrived in North America in December 1620
  5. The Pilgrims sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to reach North America
  6. The pilgrims sailed on the ship, which was known by the name of 'Mayflower'
  7. They celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day in the fall of 1621
  8. They celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day at Plymouth, Massachusetts
  9. The drink that the Puritans brought with them in the Mayflower was the beer
  10. The Wampanoag Indians were the people who taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land.

This previous trivia was copied from the following website - check it out for more interesting facts…

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Here are a few websites that can help you prepare Thanksgiving dinner...

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