It's Thanksgiving. Family. Parades. Turkey and sweet potato casserole. Fireplaces. Football. 5Ks. While the history of Thanksgiving as a holiday is slippery to pinpoint, we do know that George Washington proclaimed November 26, 1789 as a nationwide day of Thanksgiving. It is also documented that pilgrims and Puritans celebrated a time of thanksgiving in 1619 (Virginia) and 1621(Massachusetts). If you're interested in more,
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