The Night After Christmas

Everyone’s read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by GTS’s own Clement Clarke Moore, but have you ever heard of “The Night After Christmas”? The 1823 publication of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in the Troy Sentinel had readers “buzzing, laughing, marveling, and rhapsodizing” and solidified a typical “American” Christmas.[1] Because of its popularity and reach,…