Explore Gothamtide with Sibyl McCormac Groff, the Spirited New Yorker and noted Christmas historian. Discover how 19th century New Yorkers like Washington Irving, John Pintard, Clement Clark Moore, and Thomas Nast together with Briton Charles Dickens transformed Christmas into its current importance.
The tour describes New York City’s role in the creation of Christmas as we know it, weaving through Park Avenue, Fifth Avenue, and Rockefeller Center. The Big Apple celebrates a unique blend of Dutch, English, German, Scottish, American, and other global traditions.
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