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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Christmas and Mid-Winter Stories at Drake House today


David Emerson will explain where many of our
Christmas customs come from and more this afternoon.

Plainfield's Drake House Museum hosts a free program of "Christmas and Mid-Winter Stories" today at 2:00 PM.

History on the Hoof's David Emerson will entertain visitors with a lively romp through the origins of our holiday customs, the Victorian "invention" of Christmas as we know it, the popularity of the Christmas tree and more. You can learn more about History on the Hoof here.

Come and see the Drake House at its holiday finest. Light refreshments will be served. This program is made possible by a HEART grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The Drake House Museum at 602 West Front Street (at the foot of Plainfield Avenue) is open to the public Sunday afternoons from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, and at other times by appointment. For more information, call (908) 755-5831 or visit the website at www.drakehouseplainfieldnj.


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