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Holiday Exhibit: Civil War Christmas

Event Details

11/30/2012 - 12:00am to 01/05/2013 - 12:00am
Cumberland County Historical Society
21 North Pitt Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
United States
717-249-7610
www.historicalsociety.com

At a time when the Civil War divided the nation, many Americans were celebrating the familiar holiday of Christmas. But did you know that traditions of modern Christmas, including presents, caroling, trees and even Santa Claus were affected by the 1860s? Museum hours Monday 4:00pm to 6:00pm; Tuesday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Type of Event: 
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