Abraham Lincoln Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey

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President Lincoln Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey~

Each year the President pardons a Thanksgiving turkey. This Presidential tradition began in 1863 when a live turkey was delivered to the White House for the Lincoln family to feast on during the holidays. Abraham […]

11/15/2013

President Lincoln Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey~

This year President Barack Obama will pardon the Thanksgiving turkey on Wednesday. This Presidential tradition began in 1863 when a live turkey was delivered to the White House for the Lincoln family to feast on […]

11/21/2011