ERIC Number: ED392725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Thanksgiving Primer: A Complete Guide to Re-creating the First Harvest Festival for Your Family, Friends or Church. Revised and Enlarged.
Travers, Carolyn Freeman, Ed.
This booklet contains a collection of answers to the most frequently-asked questions on subjects related to the first Thanksgiving, with answers prepared by Plimoth Plantation Museum staff. The book is intended to serve as a guide for re-creating the original 17th century event. The contents include: (1) "The American Thanksgiving: The Evolution of a Tradition"; (2) "The Pilgrims as People: Understanding the Plymouth Colonists"; (3) "The Pilgrims at Prayer: Re-creating a Separatist Service"; (4) "Manners and Menus: The First Harvest Feast"; (5) "Recipes"; (6) "Partakers of Plenty"; (7) "Dress in Early New England"; (8) "Pilgrim Games"; (9) "Pilgrim Myths"; and (10) "Bibliography.""Recipes from Plimouth Plantation's J. Barnes Bake Shop" are attached. (EH)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits, Museums, Reference Materials, Religion Studies, Resource Centers, Social Studies, United States History
The Plimoth Plantation, Inc., P.O. Box 1620, 137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02362.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA.
Identifiers: Massachusetts (Plymouth); Pilgrims; Recipes (Food); Thanksgiving