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Thanksgiving At White House Over The Decades, Menu And Silverware

November 25, 2015

A perfect read as we head to Thanksgiving.

Theodore Roosevelt’s family dined on turtles, in addition to turkey, in 1903. Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1937 menu included curled celery with toast fingers and olives. And in 1909, William Howard Taft and his dining companions dug into a 26-pound Georgia possum. (They had a 30-pound bird, too.)

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