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Originally posted by Volkgeister
Please forgive my ignorance, but what is thanksgiving day
Originally posted by Djarums
They had a horrible winter and were in bad shape until they were befriended by a group of Indians including Samoset and Squanto. The Indians showed the newly arrived Pilgrims how to plant things in their new home which had a different climate and when the harvest was successful the Pilgrims declared a day of thanks and feasting with the Indians.