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Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions
Sat, December 21st, 2019 |
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Did you know that decorating trees for the holidays wasn't a common practice until the mid-19th century? Hang out with historical interpreters and learn even more fascinating factoids about winter traditions in 18th-century America. Afterwards, create your own festive decorations!

Image: Winter Scene (1660), Jan Abrahamsz Beerstraten (1622-1666), the New-York Historical Society Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan

Creative: Tronvig Group