That the original Thanksgiving, the one started by Abraham Lincoln, was not to celebrate the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, or Plymouth? It was to create a day of calm and peace during the Civil War. Here is an article from the Bowery Boys podcast website:
This details the first national Thanksgiving celebrated in New York City, shortly after the Draft Riots.
And here’s a fun Thanksgiving trivia quiz that you can share with your company:
We here at Plumb hope you have a great Thanksgiving. And don’t forget: we close Wednesday (that’s today) at 2:00, and reopen Saturday at 10:00. Regular hours resume next week.