Christmas and New Year’s on the Minnesota Frontier
by Bertha L. Heilbron
Dimensions: 9″ x 6″, 23 pages
RELIVE HOLIDAY merrymaking at Fort Snelling beginning in 1927. Join missionary William Boutwell among the Indians at Leech Lake on New Year’s Day 1834. Dine at Territorial Governor Alexander Ramsey’s St. Paul table on saddle of venison. Glimpse family Christmases in pioneer communities including Faribault, Hastings, Le Sueur, Minneapolis, Sauk Center, Shakopee, and Winona. This first book in our annual Christmas series was published in 1996.
“One of the nicest things about this book is the inclusion of Ms. Heilbron’s reference notes to the original letters and journals.”
—The Afton Paper
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