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Event Detail

CLOSED TO OBSERVE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, November 23, 2017 8:30 AM
End Date/Time:
Friday, November 24, 2017 4:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, in the United States, in some of the Caribbean islands and in Liberia. It was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.  In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.

Owned by Thunder Nkere On Wednesday, December 07, 2016