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Twas the Night Before Christmas

Presented by Addison Historical Museum at Online/Virtual Space

Dec 07 - 31 2020
Twas the Night Before Christmas

Hear the fascinating story of The Night Before Christmas and the origins of some of our American Christmas traditions!

Historical actor, Martina Mathisen,  portrays the daughter of Clement Clarke Moore who penned the poem “A Visit By St. Nicholas” also known as “The Night Before Christmas” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in the early 19th century.  She will relay the story behind the poem and explain the origins of some of our valued Christmas traditions.  Did you ever wonder why people kiss under the mistletoe or why we decorate with poinsettias?  Do you know where the jolly old man in the red suit

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This is a free program brought to you by the Addison Historical Society.  The link may be viewed only during the 2020 Holiday Season.

Happy Holidays!

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Additional time info:

Program is approximately 50 minutes in duration.

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