Fox Nation Patriot's Almanac Episodes (25)
Nov. 24: Turkey Pardon
In 1863, when Abraham Lincoln was president, the cooks at the White House received a live turkey to fatten up for a holiday feast. The turkey’s name was Jack, and it didn’t take long for Lincoln’s son Tad, age 10, to make friends with the bird. The turkey’s life would eventually be spared.
Nov. 25: Francisco Vásquez de Coronado
Our nation has inherited a long, rich tradition of thanking God for his blessings. In 1541 Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and his men conducted a service of thanksgiving for the abundant food and water they found along the Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas Panhandle.