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American Heritage Treasures

2015 – Proclamation 4897 – National Day of Prayer – February 12, 1982

  Dear Friends,   What significant day in our country’s history is almost as old as Thanksgiving and was celebrated for decades on the same day? The answer might surprise you.   It is the National Day of Prayer. For nearly 250 years, Americans of all backgrounds, creeds and faiths have come together to ask …

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2009 – Thanksgiving Proclamation, Ronald Reagan, November 15, 1985

  Although the time and date of the first American thanksgiving observance may be uncertain, there is no question but that this treasured custom derives from our Judeo-Christian heritage…   A band of settlers arriving in Maine in 1607 held a service of thanks for their safe journey, and twelve years later settlers in Virginia …

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