All this, and possum, too

If you don’t feel like cooking, hop in your time machine and head back to Skidmore for dinner in 1905.

Thanksgiving Day. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist church, South, will serve their Annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Woodman Hall on Thursday, November 28th. And a supper in the evening. We cordially invite you to come and bring your family and we will provide you a good meal. Come. Admission: Adults - 25 cents. Children under 12 years old - 15 cents.

Advertisement for the Ladies’ Aid Society of the Skidmore Methodist Church (Skidmore, Missouri), as printed in the November 14, 1912 Skidmore New Era.

From the November 23, 1905 Skidmore New Era, page 1:

Thanksgiving Dinner.

According to the standing rule the ladies of the M. E. church, South, will serve both dinner and supper for the public, at the Haynes building in Skidmore, Nov. 30.

You are invited to dine with them. They will serve the proverbial turkey, goose, duck, ham, chicken, beef and perhaps possum etc. etc.

The Ladies Aid Society.