Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England
Trace the evolving celebration of Christmas in New England
This richly illustrated webinar with Historic New England’s Kenneth C. Turino follows the development of the holiday, from the time it was outlawed in seventeenth-century New England through the beginning of the twenty-first century, when all the trappings of a traditional Christmas were in place.
Many of the customs we take for granted as part of today’s festivities and religious celebrations are actually products of a more recent history. Find out how Christmas was transformed from a rowdyView more
Tickets are $20. The link for the webinar will be sent prior to the event.
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