Here is another story I didn’t have the opportunity to address prior to vacation. Back in April, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation recognizing the Pray 7:14 event that took place on July 14th on the grounds of the Iowa Statehouse. It read: Now, Therefore, I, Terry E Branstad, as Governor of the State […]
America’s 1st Thanksgiving proclamation was on November 1, 1777 by the Continental Congress of which one should note the distinctly Christian language used.
President George Washington made a historic proclamation signed on October 3, 1789 to set Thursday, November 26, 1789 as a Day of Public Thanksgiving and Prayer. It wasn’t until October 3, 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation making the 4th Thursday in November a national holiday. Washington’s Original proclamation reads: WHEREAS it is […]