Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

A reanactment of the first Thanksgiving is shown in this undated handout photo from Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass. According to food writer Linda Beaulieu, the first Thanksgiving did not include Turkey or some of the other food items associated with the holiday.  (AP Photo/Plimoth Plantation, Ted Curtin)

The Osterhout Free Library will be closing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remaind closed on Thursday, November 24th in honor of Thanksgiving.

We will re-open on Friday, November 25th at 8:30 a.m. with regular hours.

Check out the History of Thanksgiving at The History and The Library of Congress.

For some facts about Thanksgiving check out the Census Bureau. For example did you know that the typical American ate 13.7 pounds of turkey in 2003, a large portion of which was from the beloved Thanksgiving feast.

Click on the picture to investigate the first Thanksgiving!

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