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51) What tribe of Native Americans was invited to the first Thanksgiving?

Today, about 3,000 Wampanoag Indians still live in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

52) When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?

Thanksgiving Day is an annual Canadian holiday, occurring on the second Monday in October.

53) People once believed that pumpkins could cure _______.

Years ago, people believed that pumpkins could cure freckles. How? Apparently, you mixed ten pounds of pumpkin with two spoonfuls of honey and a small amount of salt. You rubbed it on your face, and your freckles were gone! Well, they were still there -- it's just that your face was covered with orange mush and you couldn't see them!

54) What did the pilgrims call themselves?

The English dissidents on board the Mayflower called themselves "saints", not "pilgrims".

55) What color are turkey eggs?

Turkey eggs are tan in color and speckled with brown. They are about twice as large as chicken eggs.

56) What holiday is celebrated in Plymouth, Massachusetts on December 22 each year?

Forefathers' Day is a commemoration of the landing of the Pilgrim Fathers. The Old Colony Club and the Mayflower Society both include a succotash dinner as part of their celebration.

57) What Wampanoag village was Plymouth built on?

The Pilgrims built their town on the site of an abandoned Wampanoag village called Patuxet.

58) How many days did the first Thanksgiving last?

Today, Thanksgiving is one day--maybe two if you count Black Friday--but the first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration.

59) Who was the leader of the Wampanoag tribe when the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth in 1620?

According to English sources, Massasoit prevented the failure of Plymouth Colony and the almost certain starvation that the Pilgrims faced during the earliest years of the colony's establishment.

60) What percent of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving?

According to the National Turkey Federation, only 88% of Americans chow down on turkey. Which begs the question: what interesting dishes are the other 12% cooking up?