The year 1620 the Pilgrims came over
The good ship Mayflower brought them 'cross the sea.
Then built up their houses.
At harvest time they started our Thanksgiving Day.
Okay. I admit it's not the whole story, and the illustrations are whimsical, but I learned the song in first grade and it's been stuck in my head ever since.
Thanksgiving BrightandShinyThings here.