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History Break: Christmas Traditions

December 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spend your lunch hour at the Goodhue County History Center for our monthly free lunchtime program! Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch with them while they soak up stories. All programs begin at noon. 


Join historian Jayne Becker for a look at holiday seasons of the past, featuring local newspaper accounts, letters, and journals of 19th century Minnesotans. Learn about the ways Minnesota families celebrated Christmas around the state and discover how Christmas and New year celebrations changed dramatically over the course of the 19th century.



December 20, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm