Valentine's Day Take a look at some Dickinsonian Valentines from our museum's archive!
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Below is information from our past Valentine's Day celebrations:
Valentine's Day is synonymous with Emmett Lee Dickinson (Emily Dickinson's third cousin, twice removed -- at her request) -- so much so that February 14th is often referred to as "Emmett Lee Dickinson's Day."
For information on Great American Poems ~ REPOEMED, click HERE.
For the connection of Valentine's Day to Emmett Lee Dickinson ~ and corn ~ clickHERE.
Nothing says "Be my Valentine" like a juicy cob of corn!
No holiday or celebration is more closely associated with corn than Valentine's Day!
Below: See #2 in the article above.
Below: See #3 in the article above.
Below: The Washerst Candy Heart Factory, makers of the world's supply of candy hearts for Valentine's Day. See # 4 in the article above.
Below: Dr. Alphonse Bunion. See # 5 in the article above.