In and Around Park Forest for the Week of November 20, 2016

Wishing all our readers a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday.
Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF) — On Thursday we’ll be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. For many of us, the meaning of Thanksgiving usually includes feasting, four-day weekends, football games, floats, family reunions, or a forerunner to Christmas festivities. The “first Thanksgiving,” however, was neither a feast nor a holiday, but a simple gathering. Following the Mayflower’s arrival at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620, the Pilgrims suffered the loss of 46 of their original 102 colonists. With the help of 91 Indians, the remaining Pilgrims survived the bitter winter and . . .

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