Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating!

I did not know until a few days ago that Thanksgiving as a national holiday in the U.S. originated through the persuasive efforts of an early American feminist (and author of the children’s song, “Mary Had a Little Lamb”)  During the Civil War, she convinced Abraham Lincoln to proclaim the customary holiday as a national day of Thanksgiving in the midst of those great trials.  And so we celebrate it today.

Kensington Park, Michigan

Kensington Park, Michigan

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