George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation — Stella’s Place

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In 1789, we celebrated our first official Thanksgiving as a Nation. On October 3, 1789, George Washington issued the Proclamation at the request of Congress. Then, as now, there was controversy surrounding the necessity, or even the seemliness, for the Federal government to issue such a proclamation.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation — Stella’s Place

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