On Thursday morning millions of Americans will watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you and or your students are curious about how this tradition started and how it has evolved, Macy’s has the answers for you. Macy’s Parade History offers a short timeline with video clips explaining the history of the parade. On the same site you will also find pictures from past parades as well as a map of the parade route.
History offers the following short video about the history of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.