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Thanksgiving Day is November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Day is November 23, 2023
Published on Monday, October 30, 2023, 4:22 PM by DANA DEROUCHEY

Happy Thanksgiving

In celebration of this year’s Thanksgiving Day holiday, Team AgLearn is providing information and resources to encourage engagement with this festive season!

Thanksgiving Holiday Background

On October 3, 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation naming Thursday, November 26, 1789, as an official holiday of "sincere and humble thanks." The nation then celebrated its first Thanksgiving under its new Constitution. On October 3, 1863, President Lincoln made the traditional Thanksgiving celebration a nationwide holiday to be commemorated each year on the fourth Thursday of November.

AgLearn Resources

USDA Resources for Thanksgiving Celebrations