Updated October 25, 2021 | 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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