What do we eat now on Thanksgiving that the pilgrims didn't?
pumpkin pie, belive it or not. It all depends on what YOU eat on thanksgiving.
yes, during the first thanksgiving, the pilgrims settled in Massachusetts colony (which is now Massachusetts state). They were enriched with a surplus of food from: deer, lobster, salmon, corn etc. but the one thing they did not have was a turkey. yes- there was no turkey during the first thanksgiving.
No organized celebration of thanksgiving in the United States is recorded before the pilgrims gathered together to give thanks on what we now consider the first Thanksgiving. Though giving thanks is an option anyone can choose on a daily basis, it was the pilgrims gathering together to give thanks that started Thanksgiving in the U.S.
The foods that the Pilgrims has on the first Thanksgiving, were much different from the foods that people now think of when the picture Thanksgiving dinner. The Pilgrims had deer and water fowl. They also had foods that they were able to grow, so they possibly had onions, nuts, berries, beans, squash, and cabbage.
Thanksgiving is traditionally associated with the arrival of the Pilgrims from England, primarily Christian separatists. However, the very first Thanksgiving actually occurred before the arrival of the Pilgrims. On 4 December 1619, a group of settlers from England arrived at Berkeley Plantation on the James River, now known as Charles City, Virginia. This group dedicated this day of their arrival as a Day of Thanksgiving to God.
Because Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for what you have. It originated with the pilgrims and Indians getting together to "give thanks" (thanksgiving) to God. One of the very first Thanksgiving days actually occurred before the arrival of the Pilgrims. This festival was completely religious in nature, and did not involve any feasting. On 4 December 1619, a group of settlers from England arrived at Berkeley Plantation on the James River, now known…