|"Over the River" - featuring Jeanine and Marko Simmel|
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"Over the River" published 1844
"Although the modern Thanksgiving holiday is not always associated with snow (snow in late November occasionally occurs in the northern states and is rare at best elsewhere in the United States), New England in the early 19th century was enduring the Little Ice Age, a colder era with earlier winters."
photo by John Frank
"McCafferty Ditch" headwater of the Wabash River