News Archive 2009-2018

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


On Christmas Day one hundred and four 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.