Embark on a historical odyssey through the roots of Thanksgiving, starting with the Pilgrims’ courageous voyage on the Mayflower in 1620. Witness the forging of alliances with the Wampanoag people, leading to the enigmatic first Thanksgiving feast in Plymouth. Explore the evolution of traditions across centuries, from days of prayer to the lively celebrations we partake in today. Meet key figures like William Bradford and Chief Massasoit, who shaped this narrative. Delve into the diverse culinary tapestry, from the inaugural feast’s indigenous contributions to the multicultural spread adorning modern tables. Beyond American borders, discover how themes of gratitude resonate globally, weaving Thanksgiving into a rich, universal tradition.