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The Pilgrims’ Miserable Journey Aboard the MayflowerDuring their two-month journey to America, the Mayflower’s passengers faced cramped quarters, rough seas, limited food and numbing cold.READ MORE
Thanksgiving History Facts and TriviaWhat did they eat at the first Thanksgiving? Which president made Thanksgiving a national holiday? Get Thanksgiving trivia to share around the table or Zoom room.READ MORE
12 Influential Native American LeadersThese historical figures left a lasting mark with their leadership, creations and bravery in battle.READ MORE
The Thanksgiving Raccoon That Became a Presidential PetIn November 1926 President Calvin Coolidge pardoned a live animal intended for his Thanksgiving dinner and adopted it as a pet. This was no turkey, however, but a raccoon.READ MORE
What’s the Real History of Black Friday?The retail bonanza known as Black Friday is now an integral part of many Thanksgiving celebrations, but this holiday tradition has dark roots.READ MORE
HISTORY This Week PodcastA Toxic Turkey Day

November 24,1966. How did a smog of pollutants during the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving parade kill nearly 200 people? And how did this environmental disaster bring in a new era of environmental protection?LISTEN NOW
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The Best Gift in HistoryThis season, give the gift of streaming. With over 2000 commercial-free documentaries and series available to watch anytime, HISTORY Vault is the perfect gift for the infinitely curious.Give a Gift Today
A World War II ThanksgivingHistorian and author Don Miller discusses how one WWII battle before Thanksgiving affected the homefront. Watch Now ›
Tin Man in the SkyJust three months after the release of The Wizard of Oz, the Tin Man makes his debut in the 1939 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Read More ›