1824: First Official Thanksgiving in Michigan

November 26, 2020 all-day

On November 25, 1824, Territorial Governor Lewis Cass declared the first Thanksgiving holiday for the residents of Michigan in Detroit. Now Thanksgiving also occurs on the 4th Thursday of November.

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Pasty Central Day In History: November 25

Thanksgiving at great-great-Grandma’s house, Detroit News Blog, November 18, 2012.

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