American History

25 Weird Facts About Thanksgiving.

The First Thanksgiving Was a Three-Day Feast:

The inaugural Thanksgiving feast in 1621, celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe at Plymouth Colony, lasted three days. This event, which marked a successful harvest, included venison, fish, and fowl, but not the turkey, cranberries, or potatoes we associate with the modern Thanksgiving meal.