‘Seattle’s First Christmas’: Imagining the 1851 holiday at Alki

Tweeted early today by HistoryLink.org: A tale of what “Seattle’s First Christmas” might have been like for the Denny Party settlers, 161 years ago. One feature the story has in common with today: Pouring rain. Read it here.

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    MercyMoi December 26, 2012 (6:36 am)

    Thank you for sharing this. Not only did it launch a family discussion/research on early Seattle history but it gave us perspective on how lucky we are to be drinking egg nog…rather than festive clam juice.

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