Harvest Home

by on Nov.19, 2012, under Blog posts

Everyone knows the Pilgrims celebrated the first American Thanksgiving in 1621, but what were their old friends and neighbors doing back in England?  I’m at Romancing the Past today, taking a brief look at the English tradition of Harvest Home.

Harvest Home

An English Harvest Home by Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1776) shows a “hock cart” on its way to a harvest celebration.

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