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-University of Bristol: Clues to the site of America's First Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2018 - ENP Newswire

Archaeologists from the Universities of Bristol and Tennessee have located evidence for the site of America's first English Thanksgiving on the James River in Virginia.

Working at the historic Berkeley Plantation, they were able to find artefacts that point to the location of a short-lived English settlement from Gloucestershire, England.

The history books recall that the first Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers, who sailed on the Mayflower, at Plymouth Rock, Massachu...