The ‘Yankee’ Thanksgiving was initially rejected by Pennsylvania Dutch

 

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The Pennsylvania Dutch didn’t start adopting the Yankee holiday of Thanksgiving until the early 20th century. They had their own traditions, with De Ern Karrich, Erntedankfest and St. Martin’s Day falling roughly within the same time frame as Thanksgiving. 

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