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Thanksgiving in Virginia

The very first Thanksgiving occurred in Virginia. Celebrate and give thanks in original fashion.

Each year visitors are invited to join in the festivities at the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation, site of the very first Thanksgiving in 1619. Enjoy this day dedicated to history and food, and including house tours of the beloved 1726 Berkeley Plantation manor house.

Last Updated: 8/16/2018

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