Title

An article on the first recorded Christmas in North America, celebrated in 1604

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

12-2005

Pages

62-65

Abstract

An article on the first recorded Christmas in North America, celebrated in 1604 by a colony of Frenchmen led by Samuel de Champlain and Sieur de Monts, on St. Croix Island, off Calais. With details on how the holiday evolved, with examples of Christmas consumerism taken from early Portland newspapers.

Subjects

Christmas, Champlain, Samuel de

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