America's Real First Thanksgiving: St. Augustine, Florida, September 8, 1565

America s Real First Thanksgiving St Augustine Florida September When most Americans think of the first Thanksgiving they think of the Pilgrims and the Indians in New England in But fifty six years before the Pilgrims celebrated Spanish explorer Pedro Menend

  • Title: America's Real First Thanksgiving: St. Augustine, Florida, September 8, 1565
  • Author: Robyn Gioia
  • ISBN: 9781561643899
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Hardcover
  • America's Real First Thanksgiving: St. Augustine, Florida, September 8, 1565

    When most Americans think of the first Thanksgiving, they think of the Pilgrims and the Indians in New England in 1621 But fifty six years before the Pilgrims celebrated, Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez arrived on the coast of Florida and founded the first North American city, St Augustine.On September 8, 1565, the Spanish and the native Timucua celebrated with a feast oWhen most Americans think of the first Thanksgiving, they think of the Pilgrims and the Indians in New England in 1621 But fifty six years before the Pilgrims celebrated, Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez arrived on the coast of Florida and founded the first North American city, St Augustine.On September 8, 1565, the Spanish and the native Timucua celebrated with a feast of Thanksgiving The Spanish most likely offered cocido, a rich stew made with pork, garbanzo beans, and onions Perhaps the Timucua provided wild turkey or venison, or even alligator or tortoise, along with corn, beans, and squash.Learn about our real first Thanksgiving Learn about Spain and Florida in the 1560s And make your own cocido from a recipe provided in this important and groundbreaking book.

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    One thought on “America's Real First Thanksgiving: St. Augustine, Florida, September 8, 1565

    1. Linda Munro

      First and foremost, I would like to apologize to anyone who has sent me a book that I have yet to review. Between taking two classes through coursera, illness, pain and deaths in my immediate family, I have had little time. Some, I have read and have yet to review. Others may simply be on my pile of too read books. I am slowly catching up….About this book….I found it on in the giveaway section and thought it would be a good book to read with my youngest (6 year-old) granddaughter. She is re [...]

    2. Kristi

      This is a concise and simple to read account of the exploration and settling of Spanish Florida. As the author notes, Thanksgiving rituals were part of Spanish exploration ritual, giving thanks for a safe journey to a new land. Though Florida was not a part of the original 13 British colonies that became the Unites States, the Thanksgiving celebration on September 8, 1565, at St. Augustine, Florida, was the first recorded Thanksgiving shared between European settlers and Native Americans in a pe [...]

    3. Roberta

      According to Robyn Gioia, the real first Thanksgiving in a permanent North America settlement took place on 9/8/1565 in St. Augustine, FL, 56 years prior to the Pilgrim's first Thanksgiving in Massachusetts. This book is full of Florida history and gives a totally different perspective on my favorite national holiday. A recipe for Cocido is included.

    4. Terry

      This is fascinating reading. The cover is deceptive, as I opened the book expecting a holiday story. Instead, I had a history and geography lesson! The maps are intriguing and could be a book until themselves. To read our full review, go to The Reading Tub®.

    5. Allison

      This was received as a first reads giveaway book. Beautiful pictures and fascinating telling. I plan to put this aside for my babies for when they are school age.

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