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Did You See: 222 Years of Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamations

Barack Obama's White House Campaign Office (D) posted a Blog Post on November 23, 2011 | 1:18 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)
In a yearly tradition started by George Washington in 1789, the President commemorates Thanksgiving with a holiday proclamation. This Huffington Post slideshow takes a look back at more than 200 years of giving thanks—including this passage from President Lincoln in 1863: "The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To thes Read More...
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