As we celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, we would like to share some fun trivia about Thanksgiving; you never know, it might come in handy as conversation starters around the table!
- 1621 is the year of the first Thanksgiving celebration
- Every Thanksgiving, the current U.S. president pardons a turkey.
- Macy's has put on a parade every Thanksgiving since 1924.
- Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of the year.
- The foods eaten for Thanksgiving dinner haven't changed much since 1621.
- Americans eat over 280 million turkeys every Thanksgiving.
- Cranberries are native to North America.
- There is an official Thanksgiving postage stamp.
- The wishbone tradition is much older than Thanksgiving.
We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and hope you celebrate the holiday with family and friends.