Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Let's Give Thanks


November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving is the unofficial beginning of the Holiday season and it has different meanings to each of us. For most it is being with family and friends, having too much delicious food, and watching some football. Let’s not forget the huge sale papers advertising the bargains to be had by the early shoppers on “Black Friday”.

Most everyone is familiar with the story of the “first” Thanksgiving with the pilgrims and the Indians, but I wonder how many know about the Proclamation issued by George Washington in 1789 which called for a national day of thanks-giving? It is a historical...

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