Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Carol Taylor: "Shooting the anvil" for Christmas

One more tip of the cap to Christmas, as we discuss how Christmas was celebrated in Hunt County in the late 19th Century, after the Civil War and Reconstruction.  Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says one highlight of the community Christmas Day celebration was "shooting the anvil," which definitely would not meet safety standards today.

Blacklands Cafe. Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor continues her discussion of how Christmas was celebrated in the late 19th Century in this area. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.