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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

From all of us to all of you, hope you have a great and wonderful day!

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The legacy of thanks and the feast have survived for centuries, with the event becoming a national holiday as of October 3, 1863.

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🔎 Did you know? Thanksgiving is observed on the fourth Thursday of November. That’s November 24th this year.

🦃 There are 4 places named Turkey in the U.S. – a traditional holiday main course.

🥫 There are 5 places named Cranberry in the U.S. – a popular holiday side dish.

🛒 The six largest turkey producing states account for 69% of all turkeys produced according to the U.S Department of Agriculture.

🍗 Minnesota leads the way. The state was projected to raise 37.5 million turkeys in 2022.

https://www.census.gov/library/spotlights/by-the-numbers/november/#group-section-Thanksgiving-LSeWd40j2R

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