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Thursday, November 22, 2012

A Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of the Walker Report

Happy Thanksgiving from the Staff of the Walker Report!!

Did You Know?

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn't until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.

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