We at the Bluegrass Institute extend our best wishes to all Kentuckians for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.
As a country and commonwealth, we are thankful for liberty’s blessings and also extend our thoughts and prayers to those service men and women who will remain at their post defending our freedoms during this holiday. Many of those troops either are, or have been, stationed in Kentucky. We thank them and their families for their service to our country.
Here is the first-ever official Thanksgiving proclamation, offered our nation’s first president: