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Discover how American Christmas traditions changed over three centuries on this special holiday tour of Historic Hanna's Town. Costumed guides lead you through building from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries adorned in the period-correct decorations and share stories of Christmases past. 

When people came to America, they brought the traditions from their homeland with them. Over time, various customs were borrowed or melded with the practice of others, and by the latter part of the 19th century, and American tradition of Christmas began to emerge that united various cultural customs. 

Learn about the origins of the Christmas tree, the tradition of mailing cards, the evolution of Santa Claus, and so much more while enjoying the historical ambiance of Hanna's Town and a sampling of holiday treats. 

Tours at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm. Advanced registration is required. 

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