The First Thanksgiving 1621 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1899)

The painting above, The First Thanksgiving 1621, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1899) shows common misconceptions about the event that persisted to modern times: Pilgrims did not wear outfits like these, and the Wampanoag are dressed in the style of Native Americans from the Great Plains. The traditional American ThanksgivingRead More →