Hope you have a wonderful day and enjoy these books which give a glimpse into Thanksgiving over the years.
Recipes tried and true published 1894 has a complete Thanksgiving dinner menu and full details for all the steps.
Published in 1987, Talking about turkey : How to buy, store, thaw, stuff, and prepare your holiday bird has all the details you need for a successful Turkey dinner. The online-digital book is freely available.
Published in 1887, Practical carving by Thomas J. Murrey has instructions on carving roast Turkey. To stand or sit while carving and how to hold the knife are covered. The online-digital book is freely available.
1955 version of Turkey dinner in 25 minutes. Check out this great video from Swanson.
Published 1865 by Union league club house in New York, the Report of the Committee on providing a Thanksgiving dinner for the Soldiers and Sailors has details on the efforts of many folks to make a difference. A thanksgiving tradition that still continues today.
1809 Thanksgiving Sermon Littleton Mass
A sermon preached at Littleton, Massachusetts, on the 30th of November, 1809 being the day of annual thanksgiving. This includes comments about the early formation of the government.
Thanksgiving Day address 1795
A sermon on the freedom and happiness of America, preached at Cambridge, February 19, 1795, the day appointed by the president of the United States for a national thanksgiving by Abiel Holmes
Link to Facebook Community Page about Thanksgiving
Link to History of Thanksgiving via Plimoth.org
Link to George Burns and Gracie Allen Show “Thanksgiving 1951” via Youtube.com
Link to 1951 video Thanksgiving Dinner Manners via Youtube.com
Published 1913, Thanksgiving greetings from Heart’s Delight Farm is a few short pages with terrific graphics. It also contains excerpts from Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation.