An American Thanksgiving Tradition

An American Thanksgiving Tradition

The American Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to a 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. This early Thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest and a celebration of hard work.

At American Carepackage we’ve created a bountiful variety of culinary delights for you to share with family and loved ones.  So whether you’re surprising your hard working college student or family away from home, Carepackage.com is your source for the finest Care Packages filled with the very best ingredients that are sure to give your special someone a delightful surprise.

History of the Thanksgiving Carepackage

Sending a Carepackage to your VIPs in the military or loved ones away from home has been a tradition longer than you might think.  You may have heard of the carepackage boxes and gift baskets of WW1 and WW2 but the poem excerpt below was enclosed in Care Packages with turkeys sent by Abraham Lincoln to troops in the field November 25, 1864.

The Soldiers’ Thanksgiving

By Mrs. Lydia Baxter

Hurrah for the Turkeys! Thanksgiving has come!

Hurrah for the Turkeys! The Turkeys from Home!

The nicely browned Turkeys, they bring us good cheer;

Hurrah for the Turkeys, we welcome them here!…

Read the rest of the poem here.

Now that’s the American Spirit we take pride in here at Carepackage.com.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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