Thanksgiving Proclamation: "Remember and Reach Out to Our Neighbors in Need"
11/26/20 7:00 AM
Unlike scads of other special days set aside by lawmakers, no statute requires the governor to officially declare a Thanksgiving holiday. But governors have always done so by custom, in a tradition stretching back to Gov. John Hancock in 1780, to frame what Bay Staters can appreciate about their lot in life and how they can express that thanks.
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