North Pole Bound: Robert E. Peary’s Christmas Feast, 1908


On Christmas Day one hundred and five years ago, Robert E. Peary, Class of 1877, and Donald B. MacMillan, Class of 1898, and their team of explorers were a little more than halfway to their goal of reaching the North Pole.

Read MacMillan’s December 25, 1908, journal entry.



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