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Anecdotes of Christmas Past

My story from Christmas 2020

Paul Engle, a popular author, ran an “Old Fashioned Christmas” series in the newspapers. Engle referenced journals and letters to tell the tales of America’s Christmas past. In this article Engle published in the Chicago Daily News in 1960, the theme was feast or famine.


References to Civil War. Lewis & Clark Expedition, George Washington, Thomas Bradbury, Phoebe Yates Levy Pember, Zebulon M. Pike, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston Lyceum, Melodeon Hall, Mark Carr, and more Read at Genealogybankblog

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