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Giving Thanks Through the Centuries Melanie Kirkpatrick
Category: American Thought Published: November 2017
"Shades of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians sit at every American's Thanksgiving table, along with those of [George] Washington, [Abraham] Lincoln, [Sarah Josepha] Hale, and others who have enriched our Thanksgiving tradition. . . "
Giving Thanks Throughout the Centuries Melanie Kirkpatrick
Category: Life in America Published: November 2021
"There are at least seven claimants for the status of first Thanksgiving--in Texas, Virginia, Florida, and Maine."
Lady Editor Melanie Kirkpatrick
Category: USA Yesterday Published: September 2021
There is no better example of Sarah Josepha Hale's sway as the preeminent cultural influencer of the mid 19th century than two traditions she introduced in the 1840s that continue to flourish in the 21st century: the white wedding gown and Christmas tree.