Nature's Storytellers

A Blog About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Emaly Allison

Emaly Allison is a heritage interpreter at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago. She has a B.A. in American History and Civic Innovation from Emory & Henry College and an M.A. in Public History from the University of West Florida. Originally from North Carolina, she has gone up and down the East coast from the Gulf to the Great Lakes for her work in the museum field. She enjoys working with the wide variety of heritage livestock that call Kline Creek Farm home.

Recent Posts

Among the Leaves So Green: Victorian Holiday Traditions

on 12/9/22 7:57 AM By | Emaly Allison | 0 Comments | Recreation Living green History
Many of the holiday traditions we follow today have come from around the world as emigrants moved to the U.S. or were created here during the 19th century as part of an ever-growing fascination with the winter season and its holidays. These traditions we hold onto so dearly were once brand-new and quite expensive for the average person during the latter part of the 19th century.
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