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December 2019

$7 – $15

Holidays in 19th Century Waterbury: A Very Chase Christmas

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2019 at 1:00pm

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join Rose Hill historian Christina Volpe as she discusses holiday pieces from the collection of Chase Family Papers from the Mattatuck Museum Archives. Explore what a New England Christmas was like, from the origin of the Christmas tree to letters from Santa and ornate Victorian presents! Beyond the Chase family, how did the greater Waterbury community celebrate the holidays? Touching on the variety of emerging celebrations during the late 19th century, we will explore the ways the various working and…

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