Thanks-Giving Square: The Emergence of a Texas Tradition

November 2006
Grand Saline Sun (TX);11/2/2006, Vol. 110 Issue 44, p11
The article presents information on the thanksgiving tradition in Texas. Thanksgiving and gratitude have marked significant milestones in the life of Texas for several years. The first U.S. people who lived in the state saturated the land with a spirit of thanksgiving. History records that in 1541 the Spanish explorer Coronado paused for thanksgiving.


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