Thanksgiving and the Mormon migration

During Thanksgiving time Americans remember the Pilgrims as they celebrated their safe voyage to America and their first harvest in the new land. By eating turkey, mashed potatoes, yams and cranberry sauce Americans remember the Pilgrims' successful harvest.

Only that is completely wrong, according to LDS Church History Museum director Dr. Kurt Graham.

"The main thing to remember is that cranberries weren't cultivated in Massachusetts until the 19th century, so there was no cranberry sauce at the first Thanksgiving," he said. "Lets just make that clear."

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