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Virginia’s forgotten thanksgiving story

During a visit to WTOP earlier this week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe proudly claimed that Berkeley Plantation in Charles City County held the first thanksgiving celebration in 1619. Is that true? Well ...

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