2016-12-22 / Views

Heard around Leelanau

“All who had any doubt as to the capacity of Santa Claus were very soon convinced that he was as good at stowing away turkey as he was at gift giving.”

An excerpt from a history story about a very special guest who attended a Christmas dinner in Port Oneida some 140 years ago. The story, reprinted from the archives of the Grand Traverse Herald, is as timeless as Santa’s generosity — and appetite. It appears in Section Two, page 12.

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