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

Tyrades! How Will You Mark the 400th Anniversary of Thanksgiving?

Series: Tyrades | Story 65

November 24, 2021

Last year the media went into a frenzy over the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in North America, but the festivities were just beginning.

This Thanksgiving marks four centuries since the 1621 harvest festival held by the half of the Plymouth Colony that survived that cruel first winter.

(“Forget corn mazes and hayrides! I’m bobbing for antibiotics!”)

What a milestone! Even though our gaiety may be muted by acknowledgment of the injustices done to indigenous peoples since that fateful shared meal, this still calls for a large-scale commemoration.

Perhaps you could ponde...

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