Giving Thanks 2023

By Peggy Roalf   Wednesday November 22, 2023

Abundance. Vitality. Progress. This was New York City circa 1848, in a painting that depicts

Manhattan’s downtown skyline as seen from Brooklyn. 

Thanks to the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, New York City became

the Eastern hub of continental commerce.

This view celebrating the optimism of the day, by an unidentified artist,

is in the collection of the American Folk Art Museum. Info

Happy Thanksgiving!