"Come bring with a noise my merry merry boys the Christmas log to the firing…"

A search for “Christmas” brings up a lot of gems worth reading in SC newspapers on Chronicling America.

To search for yourself, you can go to the Search Newspaper Pages at http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/pages/.

The following is an excerpt of a fun article about the origins of Christmas and its peculiar customs, in the Columbia Daily Phoenix, dated December 25, 1868.

Happy holidays everyone!

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