Thanksgiving by the Numbers

Photo courtesy Plimoth Plantation

3

Days the Pilgrims
“entertained and feasted” in 1621

90

Number of Wampanoag in attendance
at the First Thanksgiving

5

Deer presented to the English
by Chief Massasoit

3,600

Dinner rolls served at Plimoth Plantation
on Thanksgiving

180,000

Attendance at America’s Hometown
Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth last year

800

South Shore households provided
with Thanksgiving meals from
Interfaith Social Services

12

Speed (mph) a turkey can run

2020

The year of the 400th anniversary
of the Mayflower’s arrival in Plymouth

1636

Year that the Plimoth Grist Mill
was founded

1621

Year that the First Thanksgiving was
held by the Pilgrims in Plymouth

13,500

Estimated total acres of cranberry bogs
in Massachusetts

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