... there is always the fourth Thursday of November. This is one of the major American holidays. This is not a religious festival (as Christmas), and always falls on Thursday, Friday, is also largely free from work, then Saturday and Sunday or holiday it is always four days of free ...
The first settlers who came to America much of this country knew. Approaching winter, cold and hunger. The Indians taught them to hunt wild turkeys, and it is these birds saved the pilgrims from starvation. To commemorate the last Thursday of November in almost every home it is a turkey.