Rodanthe Old Christmas – 250 Years of Tradition Keeps Colonial Customs Alive

They’re celebrating Old Christmas at the Village of Rodanthe today. It’s a tradition that goes back at least 250 years. Maybe even a bit longer, it’s hard to say. It all depends on when a group of isolated villagers in Colonial times along the Outer Banks were told that England had adopted the Gregorian Calendar—the … Continue reading Rodanthe Old Christmas – 250 Years of Tradition Keeps Colonial Customs Alive

A Different Tradition-Rodanthe Old Christmas

Every place that celebrates Christmas has some kind of tradition that is their own, but when it comes to being different, it’s tough to beat Old Christmas down in the Hatteras Island village of Rodanthe. Residents, family and offspring gather from all over the world on the first Saturday after the New Year to make … Continue reading A Different Tradition-Rodanthe Old Christmas