Illustration of two women and a man in a red sleigh guided by two brown horses. Snow-capped scene with them riding by a red barn and brown house.
"Over The River and Through The Wood", originally known as "The New-England Boy's Song about Thanksgiving Day", is a poem by Lydia Maria Child. The poem became a classic Thanksgiving and later Christmas poem and was made into a popular holiday song. The poem's imagery has inspired many illustrations and paintings and has become deeply entrenched into American folklore.