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Happy Thanksgiving from Firearms News!

Happy Thanksgiving from Firearms News!

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The staff of Firearms News wishes you, your family and friends and happy and blessed Thanksgiving Day! Remember, this holiday is not about football and is also not just about eating turkey, it is very meaningful and is a huge historical part of the very beginnings of our nation. So, before the first kickoff or before the first leg of turkey is served, be sure to watch some of the videos below with your family to remember the real meaning of this holiday (and about the guns the Pilgrims had!).

History of Thanksgiving

What's the Truth About the First Thanksgiving?

The True Story of Thanksgiving. Debunking some of the lies about Thanksgiving


The Real Thanksgiving Story. Glory to God, the Author of Liberty!


The Real Story of Thanksgiving

Plimoth Plantation: Virtual Field Trip (historical reenactors answer questions)

The Story of the Mayflower and the First Thanksgiving for Children: History for Kids

The First Thanksgiving (cartoon for young children)




Colonial Holiday Turkey - 18th century cooking with Jas Townsend and Son

Leftovers: The Best Part of Thanksgiving! (Produced by the historical group The Townsends)

What kind of guns would the Pilgrims have used? The Mayflower Gun


How to Fire a Matchlock Musket

Blunderbuss - Buckshot Patterning

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