Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Historical Society to Present Christmas Events, Exhibits at Museums, Historic Sites across the State

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Historical Society to Present Christmas Events, Exhibits at Museums, Historic Sites across the State

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OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Open houses, music, special exhibits and historic Christmas decorations will be presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society and local organizations at a minimum of 10 museums and historic sites across the state during the holiday season.

Wassail evenings, living history pioneer celebrations, special tours, refreshments, music, decorations and a candlelight tour will bring the context of Oklahoma history into the holidays.

The season already is under way at the Museum of the Western Prairie in Altus, where the Creches and Christmas Trees holiday decorations are open to the public now. They are available for public viewing during regular museum hours. One of the historical society's most traditional holiday exhibits -- Victorian Christmas Trees -- will open Nov. 28 at the State Capitol Publishing Museum in Guthrie, and holiday decorations will be opened at the Pawnee Bill Ranch the same day. They will be followed by events or exhibits from the Sod House Museum near Aline to Fort Gibson Historic Site and from Altus to the Frank Phillips Mansion in Bartlesville. …

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