On Oct. 3, 1863, the White House issued the Thanksgiving Proclamation, declaring...

Thanksgiving intertwined with Lincoln’s legacy – Stars and Stripes

On Oct. 3, 1863, the White House issued the Thanksgiving Proclamation, declaring the last Thursday of November to be a “day of thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.” The proclamation also requested “the…

 

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