November 29, 2023

Part 2: ‘Twas The Night’ and Troy

This year marks the 200th anniversary of one of the world’s most beloved holiday poems, ‘”Twas the Night Before Christmas,” which was published in the Troy Sentinel in 1823. Carolyn Tennant speaks with Pamela McColl, author of ‘”Twas the Night Before Christmas: The Art and History of the Classic Christmas Poem”, and historian Kathy Sheehan, Executive Director of the Hart Cluett Museum, to unpack its history and its many local connections.

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