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Now Is The Time To Start Thinking About Turkey Roasting

 

November 21, 2019



There has never been a better time to start thinking ahead to plans for turkey-roasting.

To put anyone in the holiday mood and prime for planning, check out these holiday fun facts, courtesy of Nationwide, Pew Research, and Good Housekeeping.

•Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday on Oct. 3, 1863.

Sarah Joseph Hale, the woman who wrote “Mary Had A Little Lamb,” convinced Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday after writing letters for 17 years.

•It is believed that 50 pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag tribe members attended the first Thanksgiving feast....



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