Modern holiday traditions are heavily linked to mass media
But it's interesting to think about what Christmas was like for the early settlers
Before Pope Gregory XIII introduced the Gregorian calendar ...
The Julian calendar used 10 "leap days" to preserve the seasons
This meant you could go to bed on Oct. 4 and wake up on Oct. 15
Early settlers in the Appalachian mountains were reluctant to change
So many of the early settlers celebrated Christmas on Jan. 6
Do you know what day Old Christmas falls on in modern day?
Read more to find out!