And certainly, a huge Thanksgiving celebration took place in 1621, after the Pilgrim Fathers
had survived their first winter and reaped their first harvest in Plimoth Plantation, in what is now the state of Massachusetts.
The classical learning in the Massachusetts Bay Colony has been widely studied, says Lupher, and often contrasted with the well-reported lack of humane letters among the Pilgrim Fathers
in the New Plymouth Plantation 34 miles south of Boston.
That is the forward-looking stance being taken in Plymouth as the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers
' voyage approaches.
It's the building where the Pilgrim Fathers
are said to have spent their last night before setting sail in the Mayflower to the New World.
The Refectory Bar, with its high, beamed ceiling, is where the Pilgrim Fathers
spent their last night before setting sail.
Thanksgiving is celebrated by millions on the fourth Thursday of November in the US and on the second Monday of October in Canada commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers
It is supposedly about the Pilgrim Fathers
celebrating their first anniversary of landing in the new world.
1620: The 101 'Pilgrim Fathers
' set sail from Plymouth in the Mayflower, captained by Myles Standish - only 37 of them were 'Saints' seeking religious freedom, the rest being ordinary colonists or 'Strangers'.
One interesting thing about that first Thanksgiving at Plymouth in 1621 is that those Pilgrim fathers
actually seemed to be enjoying themselves.
12 What was the name of the first Native American tribe encountered by the Pilgrim fathers
As the foregoing demonstrates, there is much truth in the stories we have been taught regarding our Pilgrim Fathers
and the First Thanksgiving they celebrated with the Indians that shared that small plot of earth with them.
The first Thanksgiving, in the autumn of 1621, was a recognition by the Pilgrim Fathers
of the Providence that had seen them through a hard winter, into a tense spring and then into a harvest season in which fortune smiled.
by Penguin, takes a new look at the 'pilgrim fathers
', their 1620 voyage and the great myths of American uniqueness and superiority that developed from it.
In what year did the Pilgrim Fathers
sail to America?