Joyful Traditions: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents, and Treats | Historic Huguenot Street | Lectures & Talks | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks

Joyful Traditions: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents, and Treats

When: Fri., Dec. 5, 7-8 p.m. 2014

In this lecture, food historian Peter G. Rose delves into the early history of the life of Saint Nicholas, explaining the various changes in his veneration, including how he was brought to America by the Dutch in the 17th century and transformed into Santa in the 19th century.

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