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A timeline of how Thanksgiving became a US holiday

Nov 21, 2020, 5:33 PM

What does the author of “Mary Had a Little Lamb” have to do with Thanksgiving? Here’s a timeline of how Thanksgiving became a holiday in the US.

 

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A timeline of how Thanksgiving became a US holiday