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In this painting, Pilgrims and Natives gather to share meal.

Don’t Worry, Turkey on Thanksgiving is Historically Accurate!

Posted by: Stephen Winick

Each year, as Thanksgiving Day rolls around, the blogosphere is bombarded with articles telling us that everything we know about Thanksgiving is wrong. In particular, these articles focus on the three-day event in autumn 1621, during which English colonists at Plymouth, Massachusetts, hosted 90 members of the Wampanoag tribe for a feast. Skeptical articles revisiting …