See the story of the Mayflower's passage and the Pilgrims' first year in the New World. Learn about the Wompanoag Indian tribe and a game they may have played during the first harvest celebration—Thanksgiving. Learn many different ways that Americans celebrate this important day.
Thanksgiving Day was ordered by George Washington to celebrate the feast the Pilgrims iin 1621 they held after surviving their first year in the New World. Now it is a national holiday meant for spending time with family and friends.