The First Canadian Snows

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Heland sledgeChristmas History 25.  It’s that time of year again!  Last year I wrote 24 Christmas History articles for Windows into History, and if you would like to view those please click on the Contents link in the menu bar above, and scroll down to all the Christmas History articles.  You can also type Christmas History into the search bar on the right of the screen.

Now we are into December, let’s get into the Christmas spirit by looking at a quote from the snappily titled Forest Scenes and Incidents in the Wilds of North America, Being a Diary of a Winter’s Route from Halifax to the Canadas by George Head.  Although it was not published until 1829, the book relates a journey undertaken by Head in 1815, in his position as assistant commissary-general of the commissariat of the 3rd division of the Spanish army.  Beginning his journey in Halifax…

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  1. Pingback: The First Canadian Snows — Lenora’s Culture Center and Foray into History | Le Bien-Etre au bout des Doigts·

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