The USPS Community Connection website points out, "As one of America’s most cherished holidays, Thanksgiving harkens back
to an important event in our nation’s early history. Symbolizing
abundance and gratitude, it has come to represent a moment for all of us
to show gratitude. In most people’s eyes, it commemorates a peaceful
meal between the Pilgrims and the Native Americans – rare harmony
between settler and native. But how much do you really know?"
for some surprising facts about turkey day – and have something to talk
about at the dinner table!