Victorian Christmas Tour: Origin of Christmas Traditions- Sold Out

Event Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Event Time: 11:00 am EST
Event End Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Event Category / Group: Club Programs / Club Programs

Want to experience a new Christmas tradition in New York something beyond the Rockettes and the Rockefeller Center tree? Go off the beaten path this holiday season by taking this walking tour through three Victorian areas--Gramercy Park, Ladies Mile, and Chelsea--exploring the Christmas traditions that emerged from each. Stops include where O. Henry wrote Gift of the Magi and where Clement Clarke Moore penned Twas the Night Before Christmas. The tour will also explore New York's role in the evolution of the modern Kris Kringle, from Washington Irvings St. Nicholas figure to Thomas Nasts jovial Santa. 

11:00am tour.  $25 per person. Advance reservations required by Thursday, December 7th, at which time they are considered final sale.

 Please note that this event is sold out. If you wish to be added to the wait list, please email K.Alman@cornellclubnyc.com.



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