On This Day: A Thanksgiving tradition is changed

On This Day: A Thanksgiving tradition is changed
A wild turkey. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - On this date in history, the annual Thanksgiving tradition of presenting wild game to the Virginia governor was moved to November.

It was on Nov. 22, 1910, that Chief George Major Cook of the Pamunkey Indian tribe changed the timing of the annual tribute. He presented deer to Gov. William Hodges Mann.

To learn more about how and when this annual tradition started, learn more on NBC12′s “How We Got Here” podcast.

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