Sarah Josepha Hale, the Little Lady From NH Who Started Thanksgiving

Growing up in Newport, N.H., Sarah Josepha Hale hardly seemed likely to move a president, build a monument or influence a generation of American women. Born into modest circumstances, she rose to the editorship of a popular women’s magazine. From that influential perch she promoted the Christmas tree, the white wedding dress and the Thanksgiving … Continue reading Sarah Josepha Hale, the Little Lady From NH Who Started Thanksgiving