Today is St. Patrick’s Day. A local Society was planning to have a dinner to celebrate the day in 1916. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, March 17, 1916 GAELIC SOCIETY DINNER. The Gaelic Society of Rochester has announced that more than five hundred tickets have been sold for the fifth annual banquet to be held at …
I want to wish all that visit this blog a very Merry Christmas.
Santa Claus comes tonight. This old Santa drawing looks like he lost his pants.
A couple of short articles related to Christmas traditions. THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1915 Mistletoe Superstitions What superstitions cluster, thick as it berries, round the mistletoe! In old times such were its magic powers that it was worn as an amulet, and potent love potions were brewed from it. It cured wounds, …
Holly makes everyone think of Christmas. Same for poinsettias which are really a tropical plant that originally came from Mexico.
Usually there is snow in the Rochester area at Christmas time. Not this year. Instead, this year we can just look at this old postcard.
Time again for some old Christmas postcards. This one is about 100 years old and was made by Rochester Litho. At one time there were many lithography companies printing seed catalogs and color advertising of every kind.