Heroes of the Faith: Sarah Hale

For 17 years, Sarah Josepha Hale wrote five sitting Presidents to advocate for a national day of Thanksgiving that all states would celebrate on the same day.
Here are a list of great stories, from a variety of sources, which you’ll enjoy reading about Sarah Hale (who, by the way, was from New Hampshire), and our first Thanksgiving Day  Proclamations:
This is an entertaining, and informative story, from “The Huffington Post:

huffingtonpost.com/rebecca price/sarah hale

Here is a brief biography of Sara Hale, from “Christianity.Net”:

Christianity.net/sarah hale

Here, from “Christian Answers.net”, is the official proclamation from Abraham Lincoln. It was this proclamation which eventually led to the establishment of our national Thanksgiving holiday.

Christian Answers: Abraham Lincoln Proclamation

Here, from “Early American.com” you can read-and see the first Official Thanksgiving Observance Proclamation, as it appeared in print, and signed by George Washington:

Early American.com: George Washington Proclamation

Blessings,
Ted and Carol
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  1. Pingback: Call to Gratitude: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation | Wayfarer

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