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Answered 2011-11-23 04:08:36

No, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621.


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In the U.S., there is some argument as to who first celebrated Thanksgiving. According to the traditional celebration, Thanksgiving was first celebrated by the pilgrims in 1621. However, there is evidence that the Spanish celebrated Thanksgiving in Florida as early as 1565. Others contend that settlers in what is now Virgina celebrated thanksgiving as early as 1607. A day of Thanksgiving was codified in a charter of Berkeley Hundred in Charles City County, Virginia in 1619.

Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to a 1621 celebration at Plymouth . There is also evidence for an earlier harvest celebration on the continent by Spanish explorers in Florida during 1565. <><><><><> While traditionally, everone looks to New England for the first Thanksgiving in the US, among the English colonists, the FIRST Thanksgiving was held at Berkeley Plantation of Virginia on December 4, 1619. This was acknowledged by President John Kennedy.

The first actual thanksgiving was called the "First Thanksgiving". :-]

The first Thanksgiving Days were celebrated in the future states of Florida and Massachusetts in the United States of America. The first celebration was held on September 8, 1565 in Saint Augustine, Florida. The second celebration was held over half a century later, in the modern day area of Plymouth Plantation, in 1621.

The first Thanksgiving was held either in Plymouth Plantation in 1621 or in St. Augustine, Florida in 1565. Obviously, everyone there was deceased by the time the first president was elected in 1789. The tradition of setting aside a day and a meal to thank God for his bounty continued in America, with no specific date until 1863, when Abraham Lincoln issued the first Presidential decree setting the date for Thanksgiving and proclaiming it a national holiday. Hence, the answer is either "none" or Abraham Lincoln, depending on how one defines "the first Thanksgiving."

Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to a 1621 celebration at Plymouth. There is also evidence for an earlier harvest celebration on the continent by Spanish explorers in Florida during 1565.

Amercians and Indians were the first to have Thanksgiving. But some sources say the first thanksgiving was held in Canada.

The Wamponoags did and who had the first Thanksgiving were the Pilgrims.

yes the first thanksgiving was in 1621

What did the First Thanksgiving have that we dont have

The first Thanksgiving was not held at Plymouth. The First Thanksgiving was held in the Virginia Colony in 1619, Jamestown.

It is a myth. Thanksgiving was actually originated from Spanish explorers in St. Augustine, Florida on September 8, 1565. The Spanish explorers were under the leadership of Pedro Menendez de Aviles, a Spanish admiral looking for his son, Juan, who had been shiprecked there in 1561.

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. The first Thanksgiving as a national holiday was 1863.

between 1500 and 1565! :)

The first Thanksgiving in the New World that was recorded is when the pilgrims gathered together with the Indians to give thanks for a successful harvest. In that respect, yes, it was the first Thanksgiving.

The Wampanoag tribe was at the first Thanksgiving.

Yes there was popcorn at the first thanksgiving

What was the first main course at thanksgiving?

November was the first Thanksgiving held.

The Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

The First Thanksgiving was in the state of Massachusetts.

The first Thanksgiving lasted 3 days.

yes the Indians attended the first thanksgiving.

the first thanksgiving was most probably Not the very first one, i am sure that the indians celebrated thanksgiving Long before the british found them. In short, No it certainly wasn't.

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