The Mayflower and Thanksgiving

Just in time for Thanksgiving, The History Channel will be airing a show called Desperate Crossing: The Untold Story of The Mayflower. It will be shown on November 19, 20, 23, 24, and 26; click here for show times. According to the History Channel, “this show features elaborate dramatic reenactments from original source material written by eyewitnesses and participants in the actual events of the early 1600s.” It will follow the Pilgrims from their crossing to America through the early years of settlement. The show will also feature commentaries by experts in the field, the most exciting of which is from members of the Wampanoag Indian tribe, whose ancestors were at the first Thanksgiving in 1621. If you are not able to catch the show when it is aired, you can purchase it on DVD by clicking here, or on the image below. It should be a very entertaining and informative look at this historical event. Not to mention, it will get you in the mood for Thanksgiving. I wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!!

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