Gratefulness Curriculum Connection – History

by | Oct 25, 2022 | Curriculum Connection | 0 comments

In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln ordered that Government offices be closed for a local day of Thanksgiving. In 1863, he issued a proclamation that set the precedent for succeeding presidents to issue a Thanksgiving Day address and moved the holiday to be observed by the nation on the same day. Visit the link below for a copy of the address.

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation >>

Transcript of Proclamation >>