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A Dutch-English-New York Christmas!

A Dutch-English-New York Christmas!
Sun, December 18th, 2011 | 11:30 am

Event Details

From the 17th century to the 21st, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Santa Claus arriving in a sleigh? Stockings filled with presents? Hear stories about how these traditions come to be, and the New Yorker Washington Irving’s role in melding Dutch and English customs into the holiday we now know and love.

Free with museum admission. Please check back for information on upcoming story tellers and stories.


Barbara K. Lipman Children's Library, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Creative: Tronvig Group