The first Thanksgiving proclamation, by George Washington
The following speaks for itself: A copy of a 1789 newspaper that published President George Washington's proclamation of the first official Thanksgiving holiday in the United States:
| November 24, 2010; 3:30 PM ET
Categories: History | Tags: first thanksgiving, george washington, history of thanksgiving, thanksgiving, thanksgiving holiday, washington's proclamation
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