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126 Elfreth's Alley
The Elfreth's Alley Association presents: “Making Christmas” a pop up exhibition that will take visitors through a historic tour of German American Christmases Past on display in the Museum Houses (124 and 126). In the 1700s, the majority of colonists did not celebrate Christmas. This changed throughout the 1800s. Experience first hand how Santa Claus, the Christmas tree, Christmas cookies,toys and the influence of retail all became a part of the celebration in America By 1870 Christmas was Established as a National Holiday.  

Open to the Public - Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve, Saturdays and Sundays 12-4 pm, & Thurday evenings, November 30th, December 7, 14, and the 21st 5-8 pm. Closed to the public December 2nd. Admission $5 
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