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  • Christmas Carols By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    CHRISTMAS CAROLS

    Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema A Carol Christmas songs - the oldest ones are the best BBC History Magazine - Monday 9th December 2013 "Christmas...

    Magazine, History
  • The Winter Solstice - The Roman midwinter festival Saturnalia By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    THE WINTER SOLSTICE - THE ROMAN MIDWINTER FESTIVAL SATURNALIA

    Tuesday 17th December 2013 BBC History Magazine by Emma McFarnon "How did the Romans celebrate ‘Christmas'? "It is today associated...

    Magazine, Street, Decoration, Festival, Decorative, History
  • The Winter Solstice - Yuletide By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    THE WINTER SOLSTICE - YULETIDE

    Germanic & Northern European peoples observed Yule or Yuletide, a Winter Solstice festival connected with the worship of the Norse...

    Decorative, Festival, Decoration, Burning
  • Advent Traditions - The Advent Calendar By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    ADVENT TRADITIONS - THE ADVENT CALENDAR

    An advent calendar is usually a poster with 24 small doors, one to be opened each day from December 1 until Christmas Eve. Each door...

    Toy
  • Advent Traditions - The Advent Wreath By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    ADVENT TRADITIONS - THE ADVENT WREATH

    The Advent wreath, or Advent crown, is a Christian tradition that marks the passage of the four weeks of Advent leading to Christmas...

    Performance
  • Advent Traditions - The Nativity Fast of the Orthodox Christian Churches By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    ADVENT TRADITIONS - THE NATIVITY FAST OF THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCHES

    Across the centuries, some Christians fast during advent to help them concentrate on preparing to celebrate Jesus's coming. In many...

  • Advent - A brief history By It's About Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    ADVENT - A BRIEF HISTORY

    Advent is observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting, self-examination, & preparation for the celebration...

    History, Ad
  • 1781 The 1st recorded illuminated Christmas tree in North America By It's About Time   -   Nov 28, 2018

    1781 THE 1ST RECORDED ILLUMINATED CHRISTMAS TREE IN NORTH AMERICA

    Frederika Charlotte Louise von Massow, Barroness von Riedese Lots of folks use the day after Thanksgiving to begin to gather together...

    Decorative, Decoration
  • 1565 Colonial Thanksgiving in St Augustine By It's About Time   -   Nov 25, 2018

    1565 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING IN ST AUGUSTINE

    Bry Theodor De Bry (528-1598), The Natives of Florida Worshiping the Column Erected by the Commander on his First Voyage 1564 There...

    Invitation, Event
  • 1578 Colonial Thanksgiving in Newfoundland By It's About Time   -   Nov 25, 2018

    1578 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING IN NEWFOUNDLAND

    Order of Good Cheer 1606 by Charles William Jefferys 1869-1951 In 1578, English explorer Martin Frobisher landed in what is now Newfoundland...

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  • 1598 Colonial Thanksgiving on the Rio Grande in Texas By It's About Time   -   Nov 25, 2018

    1598 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING ON THE RIO GRANDE IN TEXAS

    Juan De Oñate celebrated Thanksgiving in 1598 at modern day San Elizario, Texas. Conquistadors under the leadership of Don Juan De...

    Artist
  • 1607 Colonial Thanksgiving at Popham Colony Maine By It's About Time   -   Nov 25, 2018

    1607 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING AT POPHAM COLONY MAINE

    A highway-marker at Popham Colony, located in modern-day Phippsburg, Maine, marks a 1607 Thanksgiving in Popham Colony. Fourteen years...

  • 1619 Colonial Thanksgiving at Berkeley Plantation in Virginia By It's About Time   -   Nov 25, 2018

    1619 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING AT BERKELEY PLANTATION IN VIRGINIA

    "First Thanksgiving" by Sidney King. The weary sailors rowed to shore and surveyed the landscape of their new settlement. As instructed...

    Magazine
  • 1621 Colonial Thanksgiving at Plymouth in New England By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1621 COLONIAL THANKSGIVING AT PLYMOUTH IN NEW ENGLAND

    Governor William Bradford, Of Plimoth Plantation: "They begane now to gather in ye small harvest they had, and to fitte up their houses...

    Painting
  • 1770s-80s Thanksgiving Dinners By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1770S-80S THANKSGIVING DINNERS

    Still Life with Apples and Walnuts 1772 by Luis Egidio Meléndez (1716-1780) PROCLAMATION by the United States in Congress assembly:...

  • 1857 Thanksgiving Dinner Harper's Weekly By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1857 THANKSGIVING DINNER HARPER'S WEEKLY

    Thanksgiving Dinner Harper's Weekly December 5, 1857

  • 1859 Thanksgiving - November, Diary of Indiana farm mother Sarah Young Bovard By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1859 THANKSGIVING - NOVEMBER, DIARY OF INDIANA FARM MOTHER SARAH YOUNG BOVARD

    About the writer: Sarah Waldsmith Young was born on February 21, 1828 in Hamilton County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Abner Young,...

  • 1863 Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788-1879) determined to make Thanksgiving a national holiday By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1863 SARAH JOSEPHA BUELL HALE (1788-1879) DETERMINED TO MAKE THANKSGIVING A NATIONAL HOLIDAY

    Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788-1879) Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788-1879) and making Thanksgiving a National Holiday by Patricia Bixler...

    Works, Magazine, Festival
  • 1863 President Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1863 PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION

    Abraham Lincoln photographed by Alexander Gardner on Aug 9 1863 Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1863 The year that is drawing...

    Invitation, Photographer, Drawing, Ad
  • By It's About Time   -   Nov 23, 2018

    1869 IMMIGRANTS & EQUALITY - THO NAST'S 1ST IMAGE OF UNCLE SAM - "THANKSGIVING DINNER - COME ONE, COME ALL, FREE AND EQUAL."

    Thomas Nast's First Image of Uncle Sam - Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner - Come One, Come All- Free and Equal Thomas Nast was a German-born...

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