Did You Know? Facts & Figures About Valentine’s Day
Join us as we countdown to Valentine’s Day with an interesting mix of facts, figures, and folklore about the day of love!
Did you know that exchanging Valentine’s cards likely began in America as early as the 1700s? The first mass-produced Valentine’s Day card was sold in the 1840s by Esther Howland, a Massachusetts native. She originally sold hand-made, lace cards for as much as $35 per card.
We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to February 14th! So stop by again tomorrow or for those with no patience you can visit our Valentine’s Day celebration for our list of Did You Know? Valentine’s Day facts.