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Thanksgiving in the 19th century

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Volunteer Elizabeth Whitley, of Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc., holds the bucket at the well at Stately Oaks Plantation in Jonesboro. People would get water from a well in the 19th Century.

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How Stately Oaks Plantation celebrated Thanksgiving in the 19th century

It was 1839, and not a single Kroger, Publix or Ingles grocery store was in site.


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