Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Thanksgiving

 

November 21, 2019

Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Burns Farmers Market.

One of the more important holidays of the year occurs next week...Thanksgiving Day. Started by a proclamation by President George Washington in 1789, this day was intended to be a national day of thanksgiving for the bounty God had given to our nation. It was only celebrated intermittently until President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it a federal holiday in 1863.

The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, ot...



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