Updated November 9, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
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Holiday History

Slideshow: Thankgiving Turkey at the White House
From 1947 to the present, a history of U.S. Presidents and the fate of their Thanksgiving turkeys

Thanksgiving Presidential Turkey Pardon
The turkey that lives to see another day

Thanksgiving History
From fall feast to national holiday

Thanksgiving by the Numbers
From the U.S. Census Bureau

Lincoln's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation
The official proclamation delivered in October 1863

History of Black Friday
How the day after Thanksgiving became the busiest shopping day of the year

All About Turkeys

Slideshow: Turkey Tradition
Find images and information about turkey tradition, including roast turkey, marinating the turkey brining the turkey, and more.

Carving the Perfect Turkey
Six steps to a perfectly carved meal

Turkey Trivia
How did the turkey get its name?

Fowl FAQs
Giblets, gobbling, and gizzards

Thanksgiving Fun

For Kids: How to Say "Thank You" in 26 Languages
Kiitos in Finnish; merci in French

Turkey Day Quiz
How fast can a turkey trot?

Thanksgiving Movies
Relax with these Thanksgiving-themed movies

What's the Best Thanksgiving Movie?
Vote for your favorite

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