Did you know that Prince Albert, the German husband of Queen Victoria, introduced the tradition of a Christmas tree? Or that the sending of Christmas cards developed during the Victorian era? Learn many interesting facts and traditions and the story of why Charles Dickens’ wrote “A Christmas Carol”.
Victorian Holiday Traditions takes place December 5, 2018 at the Brownhelm Heritage Museum, 1355 Claus Road, Vermilion. Doors open at 6 pm; Brownhelm Historical Association meeting takes place from 6:30 pm to 7 pm; Victorian Holiday Traditions program to follow. Please bring a plate of cookies to share.
The Brownhelm Historical Association maintains the Brownhelm Heritage Museum at 1355 Claus Road, Vermilion. Built in 1870, it was formerly the German Evangelical and Reformed Church and was given to the association by its last 3 remaining members. The church was restored and it now houses many artifacts of Brownhelm history.